Agrammatism



a type of aphasia, usually caused by cerebral disease, characterized by an inability to construct a grammatical or intelligible sentence while retaining the ability to speak single words.
Historical Examples

agrammatism in child-language always appears in company with acataphasia, often also in insane persons.
The Mind of the Child, Part II W. Preyer

agrammatism a·gram·ma·tism (ā-grām’ə-tĭz’əm, ə-grām’-)
n.
A form of aphasia characterized by the inability to produce a grammatical or intelligible sentence.

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