the inability to speak words in complete phrases, or, the inability to comprehend words arranged in phrases. Individual words are not problematic.

APHRASIA: "A person with aphasia is able to comprehend and speak single words, but cannot do so in a meaningful phrase. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APHRASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aphrasia/ (accessed March 16, 2020).