asemia

asemia

[uh-see-mee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
inability to comprehend or use communicative symbols, as words or gestures.

Origin:
< Greek ásēm(os) signless (a- a-6 + sêm(a) sign + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -ia

asemic [uh-sem-ik] , adjective
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