AUDIOVERBAL AMNESIA

one type of auditory aphasia in which the individual may be able to retain and repeat certain single words presented acoustically but is unable to retain and repeat sentences or a string of words. The condition is often associated with lesions in the middle temporal gyrus.

AUDIOVERBAL AMNESIA: "A person with audioverbal amnesia may be able to repeat solitary words, but cannot repeat phrases."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDIOVERBAL AMNESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/audioverbal-amnesia/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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