-phasy

-phasia

a combining form used in the names of speech disorders, as specified by the initial element: aphasia.
Also, -phasy.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form akin to phánai to speak

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-phasia
 
n combining form
indicating speech disorder of a specified kind: aphasia
 
[from Greek, from phanai to speak]
 
-phasic
 
adj combining form, —n combining form

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-phasia suff.
A speech disorder of a specified kind: dysphasia.

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