American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Impairment of speech and verbal comprehension, especially when associated with brain injury.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Difficulty of speech which does not amount to actual aphasia.
- n. pathology loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury or disease of the brain
- n. an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
“It is specifically for women who have this marker, this HER-2 marker, that seems to have modest side effects, as least in small numbers of people, such as dysphasia, dyspepsia, some diarrhea, perhaps, and rash.”
“Clinical and educational programs include: general gastrointestinal diagnostic service, inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic liver disease, liver transplantation, motility disorders diagnosis and management, home total parenteral and enteral nutrition, feeding and dysphasia disorders, hyperlipidemias and nutrition support service and related nutrition programs”
“She treated children with a wide range of disabilities, including sleep problems, encephalitis, and autism, but her special interests were epilepsy, cognition (including neuro-metabolism), dysphasia, and developmental disorders.”
“LATER, WHILE SITTING in a coffee shop in the West Village — inexplicably one of the only areas in Manhattan Ms. Crosley can comfortably navigate in spite of the spatial dysphasia disorder from which she has suffered since childhood — she politely said she did not find the question of her universal appeal very interesting.”
“That partial centres for sounds and syllables can really be formed, the pathology of language seems to establish, for in some forms of centro-sensory dysphasia, the patients can pronounce only sounds, or at most sounds and syllables.”
“The syllables belonging to a word are often separated by pauses like the words themselves -- a sort of dysphasia-of-conduction on account of the more difficult and prolonged conduction of the motor-impulse.”
“_ The higher impressive central paths are disturbed: _centro-sensory dysphasia and aphasia_, or _word-deafness_.”
“Then we have intercentral conductive dysphasia and aphasia.”
“It also can have as effects: dysarthria, dysphasia and respiratory compromise.”
“But an episode of some kind of dysphasia caused him to form entirely different syllables, so while it looked to the world like he was absolutely speaking with perfect clarity of voice and thought, it was all really just a mangled mistake.”
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