Wernicke's aphasia

noun
Wer·​nicke's aphasia | \ ˈver-nə-kəz- How to pronounce Wernicke's aphasia (audio) , -kēz- How to pronounce Wernicke's aphasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Wernicke's aphasia

: sensory aphasia specifically : sensory aphasia in which the affected individual speaks words fluently but without meaningful content

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“Wernicke's aphasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wernicke%27s%20aphasia. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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