Broca's aphasia

noun Pathology.

a type of aphasia caused by a lesion in Broca's area of the brain, characterized by misarticulated speech and lack of grammatical morphemes.

Origin of Broca's aphasia

First recorded in 1955–60; after P. Broca
Also called motor aphasia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for broca's aphasia

Broca's aphasia

[ brōkəz ]


motor aphasia
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