ASYMBOLIA

the loss of ability to understand or use symbols of any kind, including: words, gestures, signals, musical notes, chemical formulas, mathematical functions, or signs. Asymbolia is one form of aphasia. Also known as asemasia- asemia.

ASYMBOLIA: "The term asymbolia is used to describe a person who is unable to comprehend symbols of any kind."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASYMBOLIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/asymbolia/ (accessed December 14, 2019).
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