Dysphasia: Impairment of speech.
Aphasia: Language disorder (defect or loss of the power of expression by speech, writing, or signs.
Dysphasia and aphasia are synonymous terms. They mean a language disorder with impairment of speech and comprehension of speech.
Dysphagia is difficulty in swallowing.
Aphagia – Inability or refusal to swallow.
The tips that are given to remember these words are the “s” in dysphasia and aphasia relates to speech and the “gi” in dysphagia or aphagia relates to GI (gastrointestinal) and swallowing.
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