asemia

[ uh-see-mee-uh ]
/ əˈsi mi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

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

Origin of asemia

< Greek ásēm(os) signless (a- a-6 + sêm(a) sign + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -ia
Related formsa·sem·ic [uh-sem-ik] /əˈsɛm ɪk/, adjective
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