Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Broca's aphasia

noun, Pathology.
1.
a type of aphasia caused by a lesion in Broca's area of the brain, characterized by misarticulated speech and lack of grammatical morphemes.
Also called motor aphasia.
Origin of Broca's aphasia
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; after P. Broca
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Broca's aphasia in Medicine

Broca's aphasia Bro·ca's aphasia (brō'kəz)
n.
See motor aphasia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for broca's aphasia

Word Value for Broca

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends