logasthenia


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logasthenia

 [log″as-the´ne-ah]
easy fatigability of speaking.

logasthenia

(1) Aphasia, see there. 
(2) Wernicke's aphasia, see there.

a·pha·si·a

(ă-fā'zē-ă)
Impaired or absent comprehension or production of, or communication by, speech, writing, or signs; due to an acquired lesion of or injury to a language center of the brain; may be transient if cerebral swelling subsides.
Compare: alalia, aphonia
Synonym(s): alogia (1) , dysphasia, dysphrasia, logagnosia, logamnesia, logasthenia.
[G. speechlessness, fr. a- priv. + phasis, speech]

logasthenia

(log″as-thē′nē-ă) [Gr. logos, word, reason + -asthenia]
Inability to understand the spoken word.