conduction 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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In one such study, there were only two individuals; one of them was diagnosed as Broca's aphasia and the other as Conduction aphasia.16
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.
Different subtypes of aphasia syndromes are often mentioned in neurology and cognitive neurosciences, including Broca's aphasia, Wernicke's aphasia, conduction aphasia, amnesic aphasia, and transcortical aphasia [41-46].