Wernicke's aphasia


Wer·​nicke's aphasia ˈver-nə-kəz- How to pronounce Wernicke's aphasia (audio) -kēz- How to pronounce Wernicke's aphasia (audio)
: 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 24 Sep. 2023.

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