semantic aphasia

noun
se·​man·​tic aphasia | \ si-ˌman-tik- How to pronounce semantic aphasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of semantic aphasia

: aphasia characterized by the loss of recognition of the meaning of words and phrases

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