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agrammatism

Pronunciation: ā-gram′a-tizm

Definition: A form of aphasia characterized by an inability to construct a grammatical sentence and the use of unintelligible or incorrect words; caused by a lesion in the dominant temporal lobe.

Synonym(s): agrammatica, agrammatologia, jargon aphasia

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