Dysphasic



[dis-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /dɪsˈfeɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion.
/dɪsˈfeɪzɪə/
noun
1.
a disorder of language caused by a brain lesion

dysphasia dys·pha·sia (dĭs-fā’zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury. Also called dysphrasia.

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