[ ey-mim-ee-uh ]
/ eɪˈmɪm i ə /
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the inability to express ideas by means of gestures or signs.
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Medical definitions for amimia
[ ā-mĭm′ē-ə, ə-mĭm′- ]
Loss of the ability to imitate or to communicate by gestures or signs.
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