Recent Examples on the WebOne resident, a 72-year-old Marine Corps veteran, died of septic shock stemming from an untreated urinary tract infection, dysphasia and pneumonia: complications spurred by improper medical care and neglect.
Dana Ferguson, Twin Cities, 24 Sep. 2019 Brayson had been diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, impulse control disorder and dysphasia, according to records obtained by IndyStar.
Marisa Kwiatkowski, Indianapolis Star, 31 May 2018
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borrowed from French dysphasie, from dys- + -phasie (in aphasieaphasia)
Perhaps first suggested by the physician and librarian René-Marie Briau (1810-86), in a note entitled "Aphémie et aphasie," published in the Gazette hebdomadaire de médecine et de chirurgie, vol. 1, no. 6 (February 5, 1864), pp. 95-96. The note was Briau's reaction to the controversy over the two terms aphémie et aphasie (see note at aphasia).