Wernicke's Aphasia refers to a form of Aphasia in which the person is able to produce Language but has lost the ability to comprehend, so that these verbal productions have no meaning.


Other definition:
Damage to the left hemisphere auditory processing areas results in the partial or total inability to decipher spoken words. This condition is also known as receptive aphasia.


Other definition:
A form of aphasia caused by damage to Wernicke's area and characterized by impaired comprehension of speech and difficulty in attempting to produce the right word.


Other definition:
An aphasia characterized by fluent speech that is not informational and by disorders of comprehension. Also called receptive aphasia.

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