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definition of the word aphasia

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Modern Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀφασία, from ἄφατος (speechless), from ἀ- (a-) + φάσις (speech).

Singular
aphasia

Plural
uncountable

aphasia (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A partial or total loss of language skills due to brain damage. Usually, damage to the left perisylvian region, including Broca's area and Wernike's area, causes aphasia.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Conversion of Aurelian McGoggin’, Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, p. 76:
      The Doctor came over in three minutes, and heard the story. ‘It's aphasia,’ he said.

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