paraphasia

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paraphasia

(ˌpærəˈfeɪzɪə)
n
(Medicine) a defect of speech in which the normal flow of words is interrupted by inappropriate words and phrases
[C20: from Greek para-1 + -phasia, from phanai to speak]
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paraphasia

aphasia characterized by the inability to find the correct words to express meaning.
See also: Speech
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par·a·pha·si·a

, paraphrasia
n. parafasia, afasia caracterizada por uso incoherente de palabras.
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Nonetheless, sometimes patients with Wernicke's aphasia tend to overuse the grammatical elements, resulting in a phenomenon usually referred to as paragrammatism [73].
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