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noun & adjective
- ‘The receptive aphasics among the participants detected that the woman was lying 73 percent of the time.’
- ‘Although awake at times, she was aphasic and incommunicative, at least to the physicians.’
- ‘Do we really understand what aphasic patients are trying to tell us when we get informed consent for invasive procedures?’
- ‘Mildly aphasic and often confused, he could no longer defend himself.’
- ‘In April 1860, he had suddenly become unconscious, and although he partly recovered, he remained aphasic.’
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