receptive aphasia


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receptive aphasia

[ri′sep·tiv ə′fā·zhə]
(medicine)
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The sample of productive aphasia was composed of 17 patients, whereas the group of receptive aphasia was formed by 13 aphasic patients.
Sam suffered several strokes and struggled with severe hemiplegia along with a diagnosis of moderate receptive aphasia. Although usually very pleasant, he was described as unreliable and suffering from dementia.
That's opposed to receptive aphasia, which is a difficulty understanding what is communicated.