ANOMIA

n. 1. An impaired ability to remember and verbalize the names of objects. See also color anomia- amnesic aphasia. 2. Defective moral sensibilities |defined...

BRAIN LOCALIZATION THEORY

n. one of many theories which propose that there are different areas of the brain and they serve different functions. Although the brain functions...

APHANISIS

n. a now obsolete term that once indicated the total extinction of sexual desire. |defined by British physician Ernest Jones (1879-1958)]

BRIQUET'S SYNDROME

n. a personality disorder characterized by frequent, multiple complaints and treatment-seeking behavior despite the lack of physical symptoms to support them. These complaints often...

APHEMIA

n. Originally defined by French physician Pierre Paul Broca (1824-1880), this refers to a motor aphasia with nonfluency (i.e., lack of speech) but intact...

BRISSAUD'S INFANTILISM

n. a developmental anomaly associated with an underactivity of the thyroid gland. The condition begins after birth and continues on to cause significant delays...

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