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Acoustic Aphasia

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Definition of the noun acoustic aphasia

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noun

  1. an impairment in understanding spoken language that is not attributable to hearing loss
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of acoustic aphasia: auditory aphasia / word deafness
    • more generic word: aphasia = inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion

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Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

elective mutism, acoustic aphasia, agrammatism, and paragrammatism; other types of aphasia include: ageusic, amosmic, associative, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Brain and Language (2010)

by Harry A. Whitaker

Wernicke's Aphasia Wernicke's aphasia has also been called syntactic aphasia, acoustic aphasia, sensory aphasia, and receptive aphasia. The primary modality of language that is affected is speech perception, and reading may be affected, ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

acoustic aphasia /o fa'zho/ a hearing impairment that affects the ability to understand aural components of language use and communication, including an inability to write from dictation even though the hearing is normal.

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