a type of aphasia caused by a lesion in Broca’s area of the brain, characterized by misarticulated speech and lack of grammatical morphemes.
motor aphasia n.
Aphasia in which the power to communicate by writing, speaking, or using signs is lost. Also called ataxic aphasia, Broca’s aphasia, expressive aphasia.
Broca’s aphasia Bro·ca’s aphasia (brō’kəz)
See motor aphasia.
- Motor area
motor area n. See motor cortex.
- Motor ataxia
motor ataxia n. Inability to perform coordinated muscular movements necessary for moving the body, as for walking.
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[moh-ter-boht] /ˈmoʊ tərˌboʊt/ noun 1. a propelled by an inboard or . verb (used without object) 2. to travel in or operate a motorboat: to motorboat from Hyannis to Martha’s Vineyard. /ˈməʊtəˌbəʊt/ noun 1. any boat powered by a motor n. also motorboat, 1902, from motor (n.) + boat (n.).