WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•pha•sic  (ə fāzik, -sik),USA pronunciation [Pathol.]
adj. 
  1. Pathologypertaining to or affected with aphasia.

n. 
    Also,  a•pha•si•ac  (ə fāzik, -sik),USA pronunciation a person affected with aphasia.
    • aphas(ia) + -ic 1865–70

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•pha•sia /əˈfeɪʒə/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Pathologythe loss of the ability to speak or understand a language one knows, due to disease or injury of the brain.
a•pha•sic /əˈfeɪzɪk/USA pronunciation  adj., n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•pha•sia  (ə fāzhə),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologythe loss of a previously held ability to speak or understand spoken or written language, due to disease or injury of the brain.
  • Greek: speechlessness, equivalent. to a- a-6 + phat(ós) spoken (derivative of phánai to speak) + -ia -ia
  • 1865–70

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
aphasia /əˈfeɪzɪə/ n
  1. a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by partial or total loss of the ability to communicate, esp in speech or writing
Etymology: 19th Century: via New Latin from Greek, from a-1 + -phasia, from phanai to speak

aˈphasiˌac, aˈphasic adj , n
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