conduction aphasia


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conduction aphasia

[kən′dək·shən ə‚fā·shə]
(psychology)
A form of aphasia featuring selectively impaired repetition, with relatively fluent speech production and good comprehension, often associated with damage in the white matter underlying the parietal operculum.
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Linguistic and neuropsychological deficits in crossed conduction aphasia.
The role of the arcuate fasciculus in conduction aphasia.
Conduction aphasia, sensory-motor integration, and phonological short-term memory: An aggregate analysis of lesion and fMRI data.