ACOUSTIC-MNESTIC APHASIA

a kind of aphasia concluding from sores in the core parts of the left temporal region of the brain, as well as hidden parts of the temporal cortex. Known identifiers are trouble with language comprehension, recollection of lists of words, and comprehension and reproduction of lengthy sentence structures and phrases, in addition to trouble identifying known objects.

ACOUSTIC-MNESTIC APHASIA: "Toby's progressive inability to develop full speech patterns and correctly identify objects made his doctor suspect acoustic-amnestic aphasia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACOUSTIC-MNESTIC APHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acoustic-mnestic-aphasia/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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