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Broca's aphasia

noun, Pathology
1.
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
1955-1960
1955-60; after P. Broca
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Broca's aphasia in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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