CALLOSAL APRAXIA

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n. a type of apraxia caused by a lesion, specifically in the corpus callosum. It manifests as an inability to perform purposeful movements which have been previously learned. Thus, it is a disorder affecting skilled movement.

CALLOSAL APRAXIA: "Callosal apraxia is more common in older age groups, particular among those who have had cerebral strokes or tumors."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CALLOSAL APRAXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/callosal-apraxia/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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