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b167 Mental functions of language

Specific mental functions of recognizing and using signs, symbols and other components of a language.

Inclusions
functions of reception and decryption of spoken, written or other forms of language such as sign language; functions of expression of spoken, written or other forms of language; integrative language functions, spoken and written, such as involved in receptive, expressive, Broca’s, Wernicke’s and conduction aphasia
Exclusions
attention functions (b140); memory functions (b144); perceptual functions (b156); thought functions (b160); higher-level cognitive functions (b164); calculation functions (b172); mental functions of complex movements (b176);

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