BROCA'S APHASIA

n. a condition in which there is loss of the ability to produce language in either speech or writing. It is closely associated with Broca's area, thus, the term Broca's aphasia. Also referred to as expressive aphasia- non-fluent aphasia. Compare receptive aphasia- dysarthria.

BROCA'S APHASIA: "Although a person with Broca's aphasia experiences trouble in expressing through words, he or she can still communicate through gestures."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BROCA'S APHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brocas-aphasia/ (accessed February 15, 2020).
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