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- noun In pathology, faultiness of syntax resulting from disease, as contrasted with the faulty use of individual words. See
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- noun pathology A loss of the
abilityto expressoneself using organized syntax
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- noun a disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner
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Agrammatism in child-language always appears in company with acataphasia, often also in insane persons.
_ -- Many children, long after they have overcome acataphasia and agrammatism, delight in inserting between words sounds, syllables, and words that do not belong there; e. g., they double the last syllable of every word and put an _eff_ to it: _ich-ich-eff_, _bin in-eff_, etc., or they make a kind of bleat between the words