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alexia

alexia

noun alex·ia \ə-ˈlek-sē-ə\

Definition of ALEXIA

:  aphasia marked by loss of ability to read

Origin of ALEXIA

New Latin, from a- + Greek lexis speech, from legein to speak — more at legend
First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with ALEXIA

alexia

noun alex·ia \ə-ˈlek-sē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALEXIA

:  aphasia characterized by loss of ability to read
alex·ic \-ˈlek-sik\ adjective

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