aphrasia

noun
aphra·​sia | \ ə-ˈfrā-zh(ē-)ə, a- How to pronounce aphrasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of aphrasia

1 : an inability to utter words in intelligible order
2 : pathological refusal to speak

Other Words from aphrasia

aphrasic \ -​zik How to pronounce aphrasic (audio) \ adjective

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“Aphrasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aphrasia. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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