-phasia, -phasic, -phasis, -phasy +

(Greek: talk, speak, say)

associative aphasia, conduction aphasia
A form of aphasia in which the patient understands spoken and written words, is aware of his deficit, and can speak and write, but skips or repeats words, or substitutes one word for another (paraphasia).

Word repetition is severely impaired.

ataxaphasia (s) (noun), ataxaphasias (pl)
An inability to form phrases and sentences despite the ability to enunciate individual words: Communication for Mitchell, the wounded soldier, was difficult because of the ataxaphasias he was experiencing during which he was able to say individual words but he wasn't able to combine them into normal sentences.
1. The inability to arrange words or to form connected sentences.
2. The inability to construct phrases, while retaining the ability to say isolated words.
ataxic aphasia, motor aphasia (s) (noun); ataxic aphasias, motor aphasias (pl)
A type of partial or total loss of language skills as a result of brain damage: Patrick had ataxic aphasia and could not speak well enough to be understood and even his writing was so unrecognizable that no one could determine what he was trying to communicate.
1. Slowness of speech due to slow conceptualization of the thoughts that the patient wishes to express.
2. A form of aphasia characterized by abnormal slowness of speech.
1. A speech disorder in which the same word is repeated several times in succession.
2. A stereotyped and meaningless repetition of words and phrases, as seen in some cases of schizophrenia.
Compulsive, stereotyped use of obscene language, particularly of words relating to feces; as seen in some cases of schizophrenia (mental deterioration from a previous level of functioning) and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (syndrome comprising both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics).
Neologisms that simulate coherent speech despite the fact that they are expressed as unintelligible conglomerations of sounds or written as a series of unintelligible letters.
1. Speaking with the fingers.
2. Expressing language with the fingers.
1. A reduction in emphasis.
2. The act or process of de-emphasizing.
3. In electronics: a process of reducing the relative amplitude of certain frequencies in a signal that have been exaggerated by preemphasis, restoring the signal to its original form.
1. Impairment of, or incoherent, speech resulting from a brain lesion.
2. Defective use or understanding of language caused by brain damage.
3. Difficulty in speaking and understanding spoken or written language, caused by a brain injury or a disease.
Characterized by the impairment of speech resulting from a brain lesion.
1. Internal speech with no audible vocalization.
2. Internalized, inaudible speech.
Normal speaking and understanding spoken or written language.
expressive aphasia
A type of aphasia in which there is a deficit in speech production or language output, often accompanied by a deficit in communicating by writing, signs, etc.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; fa-; -farious; glosso-; glotto-; lalo-; linguo-; locu-; logo-; loqu-; mythico-; -ology; ora-; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.