dysphasia


dysphasia
Synonyms and related words:
aphasia, aphonia, artificial voice, broken speech, broken tones, broken voice, childish treble, choked voice, cracked voice, croak, crow, dysarthria, dyslalia, dyslogia, dysphonia, dysphrasia, echolalia, falsetto, harshness, hawking voice, hiss, hoarseness, hysterical aphonia, idioglossia, idiolalia, impairment of speech, imperfect speech, incoherence, lisp, lisping, loss of voice, mutism, muzzy speech, nasal tone, nasalization, psychophonasthenia, quaver, shake, sibilation, speech defect, speech impediment, tremor, twang, verbigeration

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  • Dysphasia — should not be confused with the similarly pronounced dysphagia, which is a difficulty swallowing. DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Dysphasia ICD10 = ICD10|F|80|1|f|80, ICD10|F|80|2|f|80, ICD10|R|47|0|r|47 ICD9 = ICD9|438.12, ICD9|784.5Dysphasia… …   Wikipedia

  • dysphasia — [dis fā′zhə, dis fā′zhē ə, dis fā′zē ə] n. [ModL < DYS + PHASIA] impairment of the ability to speak or, sometimes, to understand language, as the result of brain injury, a brain tumor, etc. dysphasic [disfā′zik] adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • dysphasia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1883 loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury to or disease of the brain • dysphasic noun or adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dysphasia — dysphasic /dis fay zik, sik/, adj. /dis fay zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Pathol. inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion. [1875 80; DYS + (A)PHASIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • dysphasia — noun loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury or disease of the brain …   Wiktionary

  • dysphasia — Impairment in the production of speech and failure to arrange words in an understandable way; caused by an acquired lesion of the brain. SYN: dysphrasia. [dys + G. phasis, speaking] * * * dys·pha·sia dis fā zh(ē )ə n loss of or deficiency in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysphasia — n. impairment of speech and language comprehension …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysphasia — [dɪs feɪzɪə] noun Psychiatry language disorder marked by deficiency in the generation of speech, due to brain disease or damage. Derivatives dysphasic adjective Origin C19: from Gk dusphatos hard to utter …   English new terms dictionary

  • dysphasia — dys·pha·sia …   English syllables

  • dysphasia — n.; see aphasia …   The new mediacal dictionary