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 (dĭs-fā′zhə, -zhē-ə)
Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury.

dys·pha′sic (-zĭk) adj. & n.


(Psychiatry) a disorder of language caused by a brain lesion
[see dys- + -phasia]
dysˈphasic adj, n


(dɪsˈfeɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

inability to speak or understand words because of a brain lesion.
[1875–80; dys- + (a) phasia]
dys•pha′sic (-ˈfeɪ zɪk, -sɪk) adj.


an impaired state of the power of speech or of the ability to comprehend language, caused by injury to the brain.
See also: Speech, Understanding
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysphasia - an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"


[dɪsˈfeɪzɪə] Ndisfasia f


nDysphasie f


n. disfasia, defecto del habla causado por una lesión cerebral.


n disfasia, dificultad f para comunicarse debida a un problema del cerebro
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