receptive aphasia(redirected from Wernicke aphasia)
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Related to Wernicke aphasia: conduction aphasia, global aphasia, receptive aphasia, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, Wernicke encephalopathy, Wernicke area
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|Noun||1.||receptive aphasia - aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words|
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion