See aphasia.

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  • aphasiac — apha·si·ac (ə faґze ak) aphasic (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • aphasiac — n. person who is affected with aphasia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphasiac — /əˈfeɪziæk/ (say uh fayzeeak) noun → aphasic (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • aphasiac — aphāˈsiac noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑aphasia …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphasiac, aphasic — Relating to or suffering from aphasia …   Medical dictionary

  • Expressive aphasia — Classification and external resources Broca s area and Wernicke s area ICD 10 F80 …   Wikipedia

  • aphasic — /euh fay zik, sik/, Pathol. adj. 1. pertaining to or affected with aphasia. n. 2. Also, aphasiac /euh fay zee ak /. a person affected with aphasia. [1865 70; APHAS(IA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • mute — [adj] unable to speak aphasiac, aphasic, aphonic, muffled, mum, quiet, silenced, silent, speechless, tongueless, tongue tied, unexpressed, unpronounced, unsounded, unspeaking, unspoken, voiceless, wordless; concept 593 Ant. articulate, speaking,… …   New thesaurus

  • aphasia —   n. loss of powers of speech and of memory of words, due to injury to speech area of brain.    ♦ aphasic,    ♦ aphasiac, a. & n. (person) so afflicted …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aphasia — [ə fā′zhə, ə fā′zhē ə, ə fā′zē ə] n. [ModL < Gr < aphatos, unuttered < a , not + phatos < phanai, to say: see PHONO ] total or partial loss of the power to use or understand words, usually caused by brain disease or injury aphasic [ə… …   English World dictionary

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