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Definition of the noun acataphasia

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noun - plural: -

  1. a disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner

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Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

akataphasia See acataphasia. akathisia Akatisia; acathisia (q.v.); a neurologic side effect of treatment with neuroleptics consisting of motor restlessness, a feeling of muscular quivering, and an ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

ACATAPHASIA also impairment of any one of the perceptive faculties, due to a central lesion. acataphasia (ah-kat-af-a'ze-ah) (Gr. a neg. + rarávagus orderly utterance]. Inability to express one's thoughts in a connected manner, due to a ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1916 |8th ed. 1916 printing (1919)

acataphasia (ah-kat-af-a'ze-ah) [Gr. a neg. + Hordy-offis orderly utterance]. Inability to express one's thoughts in a connected manner, due to a central lesion. acatastasia (ah-kat-as-ta'se-ah) [Gr. a neg. + kixtA- o-TOffu stability]. Irregularity ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

See Acataphasia. Akazga (a-a-gal) [African]. A poisonous plant of West Africa, probably a Strychnos. Also its bark, and an amorphous extractive derived from it. It is one of the African ordeal poisons and contains --- Akazgin (a-Ba-zin). [African ].

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acataphasia ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

acataphasia 1. Inability to correctly form a sentence. 2. The use of inappropriate or grammatically incorrect words and expressions. A speech disturbance found in patients with schizophrenia and ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

initiative or drive inability to fix attention aprosexia inability to form sentences acataphasia inability to locate sensation atopognosia atopognosis inability for mathematics acalculia inability to calculate inability to name objects anomia nominal ...

Google previewDictionary Of English Literat. (2002)

by Rajni Sehgal

Acataphasia. A sensory aphasia characterized by loss of power to use the phrasing and sentence structure of common speech. Acceleration. 1. A process by which the educational progress of a student is speeded up. Skipping a grade, taking ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

GHHā āt starra-II Acataphasia.

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

acataphasia (ˌaykatə fayzi⋅ ə) loss of the ability to express connected thought, resulting from a cerebral lesion. acceleration (akˌselə rayshən) 1. an increase in the speed or velocity of an ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers, 1st South Asia Edition (2016)

by Annu Kaushik

acataphasia loss of the ability to express connected thought, resulting from a cerebral lesion. acceleration 1. An increase in the speed or velocity of an object or reaction. 2. An increase in the ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland


Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

acataphasia (a-kat-a-fa' -zi-a): Lack of power to ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acataphasia (a-két'e-fa'zé-e) N. condition in which a central nervous system lesion leaves one unable to express thoughts in an organized manner. acathexia (ak'e-thék'Sé-e) N. inability to retain bodily secretions.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

incapacity, incompetence, powerlessness, weakness inability to breathe apnoea inability to chew amesesis inability to concentrate aprosexia inability to construct sentences acataphasia inability to differentiate tones amusia inability to feed ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychological Terms (1994)

by J. C. Banerjee

Acataphasia: Disorder of speech.

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