sensory aphasia

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sensory aphasia n.
Aphasia in which the ability to comprehend written or spoken words is lost. Also called impressive aphasia, receptive aphasia.

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sensory aphasia

noun
aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words [syn: Wernicke's aphasia
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