Wernicke's aphasia

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Wernicke's aphasia

[¦ver·ni·kēz ə′fāzh·ə]
(psychology)
Fluent aphasia associated with injury to the area of the left temporal lobe just posterior to the primary auditory complex that is characterized by severely impaired auditory comprehension, and fluent but markedly paraphasic speech, sometimes at faster than normal rate.