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aphasia
American English: /əˈfeɪʒ(i)ə/
, /əˈfeɪziə/
British English: /əˈfeɪzɪə/

Translation of aphasia in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • 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.

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