Origin of aphemia

1860–65; < Greek a- a-6 + phḗm(ē) speech + -ia -ia
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Examples from the Web for aphemia

Historical Examples of aphemia

  • Now, he knows he can talk because we all know he can, but no one knows it at present because he can't—and that's aphemia.

    Wings of the Wind

    Credo Harris

aphemia in Medicine


  1. A form of motor aphasia in which the ability to express ideas verbally is lost.
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