transcortical aphasia

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Noun1.transcortical aphasia - a general term for aphasia that results from lesions outside of Broca's area or Wernicke's area of the cerebral cortex
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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All aphasic patients were right-handed, and according to the ABC test, they were classified as mixed transcortical aphasia ( n = 7), Wernicke aphasia ( n = 9), Broca aphasia ( n = 37), global aphasia ( n = 2), and crossed aphasia ( n = 2).

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