sensory aphasia


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sensory aphasia aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
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In literature:

This is called Wernicke's sensory aphasia.
"The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song" by F. W. Mott
He designated it sensory aphasia.
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
Besides the two forms of Motor Aphasia now spoken of, there are certain other speech defects which are called Sensory Aphasia.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
The tactile and muscular sensations are also disturbed, and motor and sensory aphasia may be present.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Motor aphasia is, he believes, nothing more than a combination of sensory aphasia and anarthria.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various