from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Loss of power to express, or to understand, symbols or signs of thought.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Pathol., the loss of the power of forming or understanding any sign or symbol of thought, whether spoken, written, or acted. Also called asymbolia.
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At this period the gesture-language and modulation of voice of the child are generally easy to understand, as in case of pure ataxic aphasia (the verbal asemia or asymbolia of Finkelnburg) are the looks and gestures of aphasic adults.