conduction aphasia


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Related to conduction aphasia: global aphasia
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Noun1.conduction aphasia - aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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His ability to repeat phrases, along with his intact comprehension and objectively fluent speech made a diagnosis of a conduction aphasia the most likely, indicating the possibility of arcuate fasciculus pathology.
Conduction Aphasia as a Result of Left Parietal-Temporal-Occipital Anaplastic Astrocytoma: A Case Study
Eslinger and Damasio investigated various aphasia types and found that Broca's and conduction aphasia appeared at a younger age than Wernicke's and global aphasia(6).