syntactic aphasia


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Related to syntactic aphasia: receptive aphasia, expressive aphasia, jargon aphasia, semantic aphasia

syn·tac·tic a·pha·si·a

aphasia in which the words are fairly well pronounced but are spoken in short phrases or poorly constructed sentences without articles, prepositions, or conjunctions.

syntactic aphasia

[sintak′tik]
Etymology: Gk, syn, together, taxis, arrangement, a, phasis, not speech
an inability to arrange words in a logical sequence, with the result that what is spoken is not understood.

syntactic aphasia

Inability to use proper grammatical constructions.
See also: aphasia
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