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Ideational apraxia

ideational apraxia or i·de·a·to·ry apraxia (ī’dē-ə-tôr’ē)
A form of apraxia characterized by the inability to use an object properly due to impairment in the perception of its function or purpose.


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    [verb ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-eyt; noun ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-it] /verb ˈaɪ diˌeɪt, aɪˈdi eɪt; noun ˈaɪ diˌeɪt, aɪˈdi ɪt/ verb (used with object), ideated, ideating. 1. to form an , thought, or image of. verb (used without object), ideated, ideating. 2. to form ; think. noun 3. . /ˈaɪdɪˌeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to form or have an idea […]

  • Ideatum

    [ahy-dee-ey-tuh m, ee-dee-] /ˌaɪ diˈeɪ təm, ˌi di-/ noun, plural ideata [ahy-dee-ey-tuh, ee-dee-] /ˌaɪ diˈeɪ tə, ˌi di-/ (Show IPA) 1. (in epistemology) the object of knowledge as known by the mind. Compare (def 3). /ˌaɪdɪˈeɪtəm/ noun (pl) -ata (-ˈeɪtə) 1. (philosophy) the objective reality with which human ideas are supposed to correspond

  • Ided

    [ahy-dee] /ˈaɪˈdi/ noun 1. a means of identification, as a card or bracelet containing official or approved identification information. verb (used with object), ID’d or IDed or ID’ed, ID’ing or IDing. 2. to identify. 3. to issue an ID to: Go to the admissions office if you haven’t been ID’d yet. /ɪd/ noun 1. (psychoanal) […]

  • Idee-fixe

    [ee-dey feeks] /i deɪ ˈfiks/ noun, plural idées fixes [ee-dey feeks] /i deɪ ˈfiks/ (Show IPA). French. 1. . /ide fiks/ noun (pl) idées fixes (ide fiks) 1. a fixed idea; obsession idée fixe i·dée fixe (ē-dā fēks’) n. pl. i·dées fixes (ē-dā fēks’) A fixed idea; an obsession.

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