amimia


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amimia

 [a-mim´e-ah]
loss of the power of expression by the use of signs or gestures.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·mim·i·a

(ā-mim'ē-a),
1. Inability to express ideas by nonverbal communication, such as gestures or signs.
2. Asymbolia; the inability to comprehend the meaning of gestures, signs, symbols, or pantomime.
[G. a- priv. + minos, a mimic]
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amimia

Psychiatry A language disorder characterized by inability to gesticulate or understand the significance of gestures
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·mim·ia

(ā-mim'ē-ǎ)
1. Inability to express ideas by nonverbal communication, such as gestures or signs.
2. Asymbolia; the inability to comprehend the meaning of gestures, signs, symbols, or pantomime.
[G. a- priv. + minos, a mimic]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012