nonfluent aphasia(redirected from Broca’s aphasia)
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Related to Broca’s aphasia: anomic aphasia, expressive aphasia
nonfluent aphasia[′nän‚flü·ənt ə′fā·zhə]
Aphasia characterized by effortful articulation and loss of syntax, but relatively well-preserved auditory comprehension; generally the result of injury to the speech zone anterior to the Rolandic fissure. (Broca's area). Also known as Broca's aphasia.