agraphia

noun agraph·ia \ (ˌ)ā-ˈgra-fē-ə \

Definition of agraphia

:the pathologic loss of the ability to write

Origin and Etymology of agraphia

New Latin, from 2a- + Greek graphein to write


Medical Dictionary

agraphia

noun agraph·ia \ (ˈ)ā-ˈgraf-ē-ə \

medical Definition of agraphia

:the pathological loss of the ability to write

agraphic

play \-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective

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