fluent aphasia

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Related to fluent aphasia: Wernicke's aphasia, Progressive aphasia
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Noun1.fluent aphasia - aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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There is a deficit in phonological processing of aphasic patients while their semantic processing may remain intact.[sup][29] However, the patients with fluent aphasia is contrary.
This is also called Wernicke's aphasia (attributed to the person who discovered the condition and the area of the brain that is thought to be affected) or fluent aphasia (the enunciation, delivery, and tempo of speech is normal) (Damasio, 1992; Ellis, Miller, & Sin, 1983).
Features such as intact fluency of speech with normal rate and melody, poverty of speech content and paraphasic errors (including neologisms) pointed towards a fluent aphasia such as a Wernicke's aphasia.
While linguistic disorders-in which repetition is preserved and speech output is diminished and that anomia and paraphasias accompany-are attributed to ventrolateral and ventral anterior nuclei lesions, a fluent aphasia is seen with pulvinar and posterior lateral nucleus lesions.
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Susan Edwards: Fluent Aphasia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Acoustico-agnostic aphasia or fluent aphasia is essentially equivalent to Wernicke's sensory aphasia.