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Wernicke's aphasia

[vair-ni-keez, -kuh z] /ˈvɛər nɪ kiz, -kəz/
noun, Pathology
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a type of aphasia caused by a lesion in Wernicke's area of the brain and characterized by grammatical but more or less meaningless speech and an apparent inability to comprehend speech.
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