impressive aphasia


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sen·so·ry a·pha·si·a

aphasia with impairment in the comprehension of spoken and written words, associated with effortless, articulated, but paraphrastic speech and writing; malformed words, substitute words, and neologisms are characteristic. When condition severe and speech is incomprehensible, it is called jargon aphasia. The patient often appears unaware of the deficit.

impressive aphasia

(1) Dissociative language syndrome(s), see there.
(2) Wernicke's aphasia, see there; also known as sensory aphasia.