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sensory aphasia

noun

Medical Definition of sensory aphasia

  1. :  inability to understand spoken, written, or tactile speech symbols that results from damage (as by a brain lesion) to an area of the brain (as Wernicke's area) concerned with language—called also receptive aphasia, Wernicke's aphasia




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