[ dis-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈfeɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dysphasiadys·pha·sic [dis-fey-zik, -sik], /dɪsˈfeɪ zɪk, -sɪk/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dysphasiadysphagia, dysphasia
Words nearby dysphasia
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How to use dysphasia in a sentence
The higher impressive central paths are disturbed: centro-sensory dysphasia and aphasia, or word-deafness.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
British Dictionary definitions for dysphasia
/ (dɪsˈfeɪzɪə) /
a disorder of language caused by a brain lesion
Derived forms of dysphasiadysphasic, adjective, noun
Word Origin for dysphasia
see dys- + -phasia
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Medical definitions for dysphasia
[ dĭs-fā′zhə ]
Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury.dysphrasia
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