Aphasia refers to the loss or impairment of previously acquired abilities in language comprehension or production that cannot be explained by sensory or motor defects or by diffuse brain dysfunction.
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Aphasia refers to a loss of the ability to use language.
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Aphasia refers to the impairment or loss of language skills resulting from brain damage caused by stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, or other illness or trauma. Also, a person's loss of the ability to use language.

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