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aphasia

División en sílabas: a·pha·sia
Pronunciación: /əˈfāZHə, əˈfāziə
 
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Definición de aphasia en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
Loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage. Compare with aphonia.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Initially expected to make a satisfactory recovery from the head injury, she subsequently suffered a stroke that left her with aphasia, diminished cognitive abilities, and a seizure disorder.
  • I had not had seizures like this before - not with such severe aphasia, such an inability to ask for help and to help myself.
  • He was able to map language centers in the brain by observing lesions in patients suffering from aphasia.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Greek, from aphatos 'speechless', from a- 'not' + phanai 'speak'.

Derivados

aphasic

1
adjetivo& sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Although awake at times, she was aphasic and incommunicative, at least to the physicians.
  • The receptive aphasics among the participants detected that the woman was lying 73 percent of the time.
  • In April 1860, he had suddenly become unconscious, and although he partly recovered, he remained aphasic.

Palabras que riman con aphasia

Anastasia, brazier, dysphasia, dysplasia, euthanasia, fantasia, Frazier, glazier, grazier, gymnasia, Malaysia

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