Definition of Aphasic

1. Noun. Someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language.

Generic synonyms: Handicapped Person



2. Adjective. Related to or affected by aphasia. "Aphasic speech"
Partainyms: Aphasia
Derivative terms: Aphasia

3. Adjective. Unable to speak because of a brain lesion.
Similar to: Inarticulate, Unarticulate
Derivative terms: Aphasia

Definition of Aphasic

1. a. Pertaining to, or affected by, aphasia; speechless.

Definition of Aphasic

1. Adjective. Affected by, or pertaining to, aphasia. ¹

2. Noun. One who is afflicted by symptoms of aphasia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aphasic

1. aphasiac [n -S] - See also: aphasiac

Medical Definition of Aphasic

1. Relating to or suffering from aphasia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aphasic

aphakic
aphakic eye
aphakic glaucoma
aphaniptera
aphanipterous
aphanite
aphanites
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aphantic
aphasia
aphasiac
aphasiacs
aphasias
aphasic (current term)
aphasics
aphasiologist
aphasiology
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aphelian
aphelias
aphelions
apheliotropic
apheliotropism
aphemesthesia
aphemia

Literary usage of Aphasic

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Whereas brains were formerly studied only by rough-and-ready, macroscopic methods, an aphasic brain is nowadays much more carefully analyzed, ..."

2. A Text-book of Psychiatry for Physicians and Students by Leonardo Bianchi (1906)
"i CHAPTER XXXIV aphasic DEMENTIA THE zone of language is so closely connected with the formation and the expression of thought that it may even be presumed ..."

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