-phasia(redirected from -phasic)
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A speech disorder of a specified kind: dysphasia.
[Greek -phasiā, speech, from phasis, utterance, from phanai, to say, speak; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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n combining form
(Pathology) indicating speech disorder of a specified kind: aphasia.
[from Greek, from phanai to speak]
-phasic adj combining form, n combining form
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