asemia

[ uh-see-mee-uh ]

nounPsychiatry.
  1. inability to comprehend or use communicative symbols, as words or gestures.

Origin of asemia

1
<Greek ásēm(os) signless (a-a-6 + sêm(a) sign + -os adj. suffix) + -ia-ia

Other words from asemia

  • a·sem·ic [uh-sem-ik], /əˈsɛm ɪk/, adjective

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