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paraphasia

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noun par·a·pha·sia \-ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of paraphasia

  1. :  aphasia in which the patient uses wrong words or uses words or sounds in senseless combinations—called also paragrammatism

paraphasic

\-ˈfā-zik\play adjective



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