Acatamathesia | definition of acatamathesia by Medical dictionary
Also found in: Dictionary
1. loss or impairment of the power to understand speech.
2. impairment of any one of the perceptive faculties, due to a central lesion.
acatamathesia A little-used term in the working medical parlance for psychogenic (global) loss of comprehension or perception.
acatamathesia Impairment of understanding or perception, as occurs in sensory APHASIA.