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Broca's Aphasia

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Updated June 25, 2014

Broca's Aphasia
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Definition: Inability to speak, or to produce spontaneous speech, as a result of an injury to the area of the brain that produces language. This area is known as Broca's area. Although people with Broca's aphasia cannot speak, they can understand others when they speak.
Also Known As: Motor Aphasia

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