pertaining to or affected with .
[uh-fey-zee-ak] /əˈfeɪ ziˌæk/ (Show IPA). a person affected with .
The aphasic reader sees only lines, intersections, and shapes.
The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin
A number of aphasic defects are met with in addition to those already mentioned.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various
1868 (n.); 1892 (adj.), from aphasia + -ic.
aphasiology aphasiology a·pha·si·ol·o·gy (ə-fā’zē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of aphasia. a·pha’si·ol’o·gist n.
noun any shrub of the evergreen genus Aphelandra, originally from tropical America, widely grown as a house plant for its variegated shiny leaves and brightly coloured flowers: family Acanthaceae
Astronomy. the point in the orbit of a planet or a comet at which it is farthest from the sun. Historical Examples The planet consequently receives nearly three times as much light and heat in perihelion as in aphelion. The Asteroids Daniel Kirkwood In the orbit of a planet, means the line joining its aphelion […]
turning or growing away from the sun. adjective (biology) growing in a direction away from the sunlight