Definition of Conduction aphasia

1. Noun. Aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard.

Exact synonyms: Associative Aphasia
Generic synonyms: Aphasia



Medical Definition of Conduction aphasia

1. A form of aphasia in which the patient understands spoken and written words, is aware of his deficit, and can speak and write, but skips or repeats words, or substitutes one word for another (paraphasia);word repetition is severely impaired. The responsible lesion is in the associate tracks connecting the various language centres. Synonym: associative aphasia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Conduction aphasia

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"It would be explained by some as a case of conduction aphasia. He was inclined to say that in this case the lesion was between what is termed the concept or ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1902)
"It would be explained by some as a case of conduction aphasia. He was inclined to say that in this case the lesion was between what is termed the concept or ..."

3. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1907)
"... 4-6. f"m> of conduction-aphasia (1, conic*! ... transcortical); 7, conduction-aphasia ..."

4. A Text-book on Nervous Diseases by Francis Xavier Dercum (1895)
"These may all Ije regarded as forms of conduction aphasia. The following, which is summarized from Wyllie, expresses the different varieties of speech which ..."

5. The Genesis and Dissolution of the Faculty of Speech: A Clinical and by Joseph Collins (1898)
"... I. conduction aphasia. this work I have limited myself to a discussion of the varieties of aphasia that have been substantiated by morbid anatomical ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"So-called conduction aphasia.—Many have doubted the justifiability of retaining this category; still, occasionally, a patient is met with in whom there is ..."

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