dysphasic

dysphasia

[dis-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun Pathology.
inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion.

Origin:
1875–80; dys- + (a)phasia

dysphasic [dis-fey-zik, -sik] , adjective

dysphagia, dysphasia.
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dysphasia (dɪsˈfeɪzɪə)
 
n
a disorder of language caused by a brain lesion
 
[see dys- + -phasia]
 
dys'phasic
 
adj, —n

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dysphasia dys·pha·sia (dĭs-fā'zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury. Also called dysphrasia.

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