amimia

noun
amim·​ia | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈmim-ē-ə How to pronounce amimia (audio) \

Medical Definition of amimia

1 : loss or impairment of the power of communicating thought by gestures, due to cerebral disease or injury
2 : loss of the power to give facial expression to emotion (as in a smile) because of paralysis of the facial muscles

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“Amimia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amimia. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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