[dis-fey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
- inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion.
Origin of dysphasia
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- a disorder of language caused by a brain lesion
see dys- + -phasia
- Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury.dysphrasia
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