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Disease Aphasia, Wernicke

Name Aphasia, Wernicke
Synonyms Aphasia, Fluent | Aphasia, Jargon | Aphasia, Posterior | Aphasia, Psychosensory | Aphasia, Receptive | Aphasia, Sensory | Aphasias, Jargon | Aphasias, Posterior | Aphasias, Psychosensory | Aphasias, Wernicke | Aphasia, Wernicke's Fluent | Dysphasia, Fluent | Dysphasia, Receptive | Dysphasia, Sensory | Dysphasias, Fluent | Dysphasias, Receptive | Dysphasias, Sensory | Dysphasia, Wernicke | Dysphasia, Wernickes | Dysphasia, Wernicke's | Fluent Aphasia | Fluent Aphasia, Wernicke | Fluent Aphasia, Wernickes | Fluent Aphasia, Wernicke's | Fluent Dysphasia | Fluent Dysphasias | Jargon Aphasia | Jargon Aphasias | Posterior Aphasia | Posterior Aphasias | Psychosensory Aphasia | Psychosensory Aphasias | Receptive Aphasia | Receptive Dysphasia | Receptive Dysphasias | Sensory Aphasia | Sensory Dysphasia | Sensory Dysphasias | Wernicke Aphasia | Wernicke Aphasias | Wernicke Dysphasia | Wernicke's Dysphasia | Wernicke's Fluent Aphasia
Definition Impairment in the comprehension of speech and meaning of words, both spoken and written, and of the meanings conveyed by their grammatical relationships in sentences. It is caused by lesions that primarily affect Wernicke's area, which lies in the posterior perisylvian region of the temporal lobe of the dominant hemisphere. (From Brain & Bannister, Clinical Neurology, 7th ed, p141; Kandel et al., Principles of Neural Science, 3d ed, p846)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D001041

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