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Dysphasia vs. Aphasia — What's the Difference?

Dysphasia vs. Aphasia — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dysphasia and Aphasia

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Dysphasia

Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury.
Apr 14, 2022

Aphasia

Aphasia is an inability to comprehend or formulate language because of damage to specific brain regions. The major causes are a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) or head trauma.
Apr 14, 2022

Dysphasia

(pathology) Loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury or disease of the brain.
Apr 14, 2022

Aphasia

Inability (or impaired ability) to understand or produce speech, as a result of brain damage.
Apr 14, 2022

Aphasia

Partial or total loss of the ability to articulate ideas or comprehend spoken or written language, resulting from damage to the brain from injury or disease.
Apr 14, 2022
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Aphasia

(pathology) A partial or total loss of language skills due to brain damage. Usually, damage to the left perisylvian region, including Broca's area and Wernicke's area, causes aphasia.
Apr 14, 2022

Aphasia

Loss of the power of speech, or of the appropriate use of words, the vocal organs remaining intact, and the intelligence being preserved. It is dependent on injury or disease of the brain.
Apr 14, 2022

Aphasia

Inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
Apr 14, 2022

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