Broca’s aphasia

Loss of the ability to comprehend language coupled with the inability to produce words.

A condition in which someone is unable to speak or write, as a result of damage to Broca’s area.

Often called expressive or motor aphasia, Broca’s aphasia is characterized by difficulties with the motor production of speech, problems with articulation, and a paucity of spoken language. Broca’s aphasia can vary in severity from a slight difficulty in the reproduction of a spoken word to a complete inability to produce spoken language.

A state characterized by the partial or complete inability to convey thoughts or ideas through speech or writing, while retaining the ability to understand spoken language. This condition is typically caused by factors such as stroke, head trauma, brain tumor, or infection.