semantic aphasia


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se·man·tic a·pha·si·a

aphasia in which objects are correctly named; little disturbance is found in the articulation of words; individual words are understood, but the broader meaning of what is heard cannot be grasped.
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semantic aphasia

Inability to understand the meanings of words.
See also: aphasia
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