aphasic

[ uh-fey-zik, -sik ]
/ əˈfeɪ zɪk, -sɪk /
Pathology

adjective

pertaining to or affected with aphasia.

noun

Also a·pha·si·ac [uh-fey-zee-ak] /əˈfeɪ ziˌæk/. a person affected with aphasia.

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Origin of aphasic

First recorded in 1865–70; aphas(ia) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM aphasic

non·a·pha·si·ac, nounnon·a·pha·sic, adjective, nounun·a·pha·sic, adjective
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