impairment

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impairment in understanding spoken language that is not attributable to hearing loss acoustic aphasia , auditory aphasia , word deafness
any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection) acute brain disorder , acute organic brain syndrome
visual impairment without apparent organic pathology amblyopia
person with a severe visual impairment blind person
moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles corruption , degeneracy , depravation , depravity , putrefaction
person with a severe auditory impairment deaf person
visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation detached retina , detachment of the retina , retinal detachment
visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects diplopia , double vision
impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning disease
disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions disease of the neuromuscular junction
reading and spelling impairment dyslexia
impairment of the sense of smell dysomia
impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage dysphasia
aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words fluent aphasia , impressive aphasia , receptive aphasia , sensory aphasia , Wernicke's aphasia
impairment of the sense of hearing hearing disorder , hearing impairment
impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity hypesthesia , hypoesthesia
impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism illness , malady , sickness , unwellness
epilepsy characterized clinically by impairment of consciousness and amnesia for the episode; often involves purposeful movements of the arms and legs and sometimes hallucinations psychomotor epilepsy , temporal lobe epilepsy
transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brainwave spikes subclinical absence
inflammation of the temporal arteries; characterized by headaches and difficulty chewing and (sometimes) visual impairment temporal arteritis
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