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a term formerly used to describe a type of motor aphasia and more recently proposed as a synonym for apraxia of speech.
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[G. a, without, + phēmē, speech]
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aphemia(ă-fē′mē-ă) [ ¹an- + Gr. phēmē, speech + -ia]
1. Motor aphasia.
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