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glossary of terms

React2 Glossary of Terms

 

 

Medical terms and words

 

 

When someone close to you is taken ill you may find yourself confronted with new and unfamiliar medical terms and words. Below are some of the terms you may have heard and a short explanation of what they mean.

 

Don’t be afraid to ask the doctors and healthcare professionals to explain terms that you don’t understand ­– sometimes medical terms sound more worrying than they are.

 

Aphasia
 
Broca's Aphasia - sometimes called non-fluent aphasia.
 
Wernicke's Aphasia
 
Global Aphasia
 
Anomic Aphasia