syntactic aphasia


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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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