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receptive aphasia

[ ri-sep-tivuh-fey-zhuh ]
/ rɪˈsɛp tɪv əˈfeɪ ʒə /
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noun
a language comprehension disorder, usually caused by a stroke or neurodegenerative disease, and characterized by impairment of language competence in understanding phonology, morphology, syntax, or semantics.
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Origin of receptive aphasia

First recorded in 1890–95
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Medical definitions for receptive aphasia

receptive aphasia
[ rĭ-sĕptĭv ]

n.
sensory aphasia
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