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Definition of dysphasia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dysphasia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪsˈfeɪzɪə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈfeɪʒə//
 
[uncountable] (medical) Mental and emotional problems
 
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a disorder of the brain that causes difficulty in speaking and understanding See related entries: Mental and emotional problems Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Greek dusphatos ‘hard to utter’, from dus- ‘difficult’ + phatos ‘spoken’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dysphasia