Graphomotor Aphasia Definition


Graphomotor Aphasia: A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.

Synonym: syntactical aphasia, semantic aphasia, progressive aphasia, post traumatic aphasia, post ictal aphasia, mixed aphasia, intellectual aphasia, global aphasia, functional aphasia, commisural aphasia, auditory discriminatory aphasias, auditory discriminatory aphasia, alogia, ageusic aphasia, aphasia, acquired aphasia, anepia, logasthenia, logamnesia, logagnosia, lichtheims sign, lichtheim sign, global dysphasia, dysphasia, dejerine lichtheim phenomenon.

Additional tags: graphomotor disorder