dysphasia


dys·pha·sia

noun \dis-ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of DYSPHASIA

:  loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury to or disease of the brain
dys·pha·sic \-ˈfā-zik\ noun or adjective

Origin of DYSPHASIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1883

Rhymes with DYSPHASIA

dys·pha·sia

noun \dis-ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DYSPHASIA

: loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury to or disease of the brain—compare dysarthria

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