TRANSCORTICAL APHASIA

a form of aphasia elicited by a lesion between Broca's area and Wernicke's area which results within these regions being cut off from the remainder of the brain. As an outcome of such, the person will be capable of repeating spoken words but will have trouble producing independent speech or comprehending such.

TRANSCORTICAL APHASIA: "The young man was initially miss-diagnosed with transcortical aphasia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSCORTICAL APHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transcortical-aphasia/ (accessed December 13, 2019).
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