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Broca's aphasia

noun, Pathology.
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
First recorded in 1955-60; after P. Broca Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Broca's aphasia in Medicine

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

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