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expressive aphasia

[ ik-spres-ivuh-fey-zhuh ]
/ ɪkˈsprɛs ɪv əˈfeɪ ʒə /
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noun
a language production disorder, usually caused by a stroke or neurodegenerative disease, and characterized by impairment of language competence in articulation, productive phonology, morphology, syntax, or semantics.
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See also Broca's aphasia.

Origin of expressive aphasia

First recorded in 1910–15
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