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aphasia
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
inability to use or understand language because of damage to the brain
  • Our Father probably interpreted Broca's aphasia as God's Christmas bonus to one of His worthier employees.
    Book 1 — Genesis (37% in)
  • After our complicated birth, physicians in Atlanta pronounced many diagnoses on my asymmetrical brain, including Wernicke's and Broca's aphasia, and sent my parents home over the icy roads on Christmas Eve with one-half a set of perfect twins and the prediction that I might possibly someday learn to read but would never speak a word.
    Book 1 — Genesis (36% in)

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