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Word: aphasia

Definition: loss of speech due to injury or illness


Sentences Containing 'aphasia'

Aphasia is a loss of the ability to produce and/or comprehend language.
Bourdon explains in his autobiography that during the war, the laboratory served as a hospital where he re-educated speech to the wounded men who suffered from aphasia.
In later life he was afflicted with aphasia, and died at Putney on 9 March 1888.
Neurolinguistic techniques are also used to study disorders and breakdowns in language—such as aphasia and dyslexia—and how they relate to physical characteristics of the brain.
Symptoms of PSPr are behavioral and psychiatric abnormalities with progressive decline in cognitive and motor functions (including dementia, ataxia, parkinsonism, psychosis, aphasia and mood disorders).
The attack of hemiplegia and aphasia was caused by a cerebral haemorrhage, of which the only warning had been unexplained haemoptysis a few days earlier.

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