Broca's aphasia

Broca's aphasia

noun Pathology.
a type of aphasia caused by a lesion in Broca's area of the brain, characterized by misarticulated speech and lack of grammatical morphemes.
Also called motor aphasia.


Origin:
1955–60; after P. Broca

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Broca's aphasia Bro·ca's aphasia (brō'kəz)
n.
See motor aphasia.

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