n. a type of aphasia in which a person can recognize and comprehend individual letters of the alphabet but is then unable to form or comprehend syllables or words that comprise of these individual letters.

ASYLLABIA: "A person suffering from asyllabia is unable to comprehend syllables or words, despite having no difficulties with individual letters."
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