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.
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par·a·pha·si·a

, paraphrasia
n. parafasia, afasia caracterizada por uso incoherente de palabras.
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During stimulation of the AF, phonemic paraphasia occurred; these increased during resection near the AF, at which point resection was terminated.
Linguistic disorders of posterior system strokes LOCALIZATION LINGUISTIC DISORDER CEREBELLUM Dysarthria, anarthria Verbal fluency deficits Reading deficiencies Agrammatical speech Cerebellar lesion induced aphasia THALAMUS Reduction of speech output Anomia Paraphasia OCCIPITAL LOBE Pure alexia
Among others, they presented a lack of initiative as well as slowness, articulatory apraxia, exaggeratedly long phrases and sentences, paraphasia, anomie, scarce informative content owing to the use of vague and imprecise phrasing, low melodic level and low rhythm (Appell, Kertesz, & Fisman, 1982; Forbes-McKay & Venneri, 2005).
Another aspect that Freud underlined in his analysis of slips of the tongues is that particular symptoms of paraphasia in aphasic patients do not differ much from the incorrect use and distortion of words that healthy people produce in the form of slips of the tongue.
This type of aphasia often causes a similar symptom called paraphasia, in which a patient jumbles words or substitutes an incorrect word for the one he meant to say.
Yet even allowing for the typist's paraphasia that afflicts everyone who has ever sent an e-mail, the senders must not have heard much of the journal, since they had not followed the most basic directions of the manuscript guidelines at our Web site that do not have a process in place for e-mail submissions.
It's a kind of spatial paraphasia, I suppose, a confusion that is not corrected by traveling familiar roads.
For some, speech may not come at all, and for others it may come fluently but make no sense (this latter problem is called paraphasia).
Corina is next with "Some observations regarding paraphasia in American Sign Language" (p.
A decrease in the use of functional words and the presence of phonological and semantic paraphasia were also observed.
On the naming tests, he demonstrated severe anomia with numerous circumlocutions and semantic paraphasia. He had more difficulty naming nouns than verbs on the NV picture naming task ([chi square] = 7.75, degree of freedom [df] = 1, p < 0.01), although no significant difference existed in other NV comparisons (sentence completion: [chi square] = 3.14, df = 1, not significant [NS]; word/picture verification: [chi square] = 3.33, df = 1, NS).
[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (a phonemic paraphasia of the Cantonese word "sour") ...