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aphasia +     
Aphasia, Broca 
Aphasia, Conduction 
Familial Developmental Dysphasia 
nominal aphasia 
Primary Progressive Aphasia +   
Wernicke Aphasia 
Impairment in the comprehension of speech and meaning of words, both spoken and written, and of the meanings conveyed by their grammatical relationships in sentences. It is caused by lesions that primarily affect Wernicke's area, which lies in the posterior perisylvian region of the temporal lobe of the dominant hemisphere. (From Brain & Bannister, Clinical Neurology, 7th ed, p141; Kandel et al., Principles of Neural Science, 3d ed, p846)

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Fluent Aphasia, Wernicke ;   Fluent Aphasia, Wernickes ;   Fluent Dysphasia ;   Fluent Dysphasias ;   Jargon Aphasia ;   Jargon Aphasias ;   Posterior Aphasia ;   Posterior Aphasias ;   Psychosensory Aphasia ;   Psychosensory Aphasias ;   Receptive Aphasia ;   Receptive Dysphasia ;   Receptive Dysphasias ;   Sensory Aphasia ;   Sensory Dysphasia ;   Sensory Dysphasias ;   Wernicke Aphasias ;   Wernicke Dysphasia ;   Wernicke's dysphasia ;   Wernicke's fluent aphasia ;   Wernickes dysphasia ;   fluent aphasia
Primary IDs: MESH:D001041
Definition Sources: MESH:D001041

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