agraphia

noun
agraph·​ia | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈgra-fē-ə How to pronounce agraphia (audio) \

Definition of agraphia

: the pathologic loss of the ability to write

First Known Use of agraphia

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agraphia

a- entry 2 + Greek -graphia -graphy, probably after German Agraphie or French agraphie

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“Agraphia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agraphia. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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agraphia

noun
agraph·​ia | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈgraf-ē-ə How to pronounce agraphia (audio) \

Medical Definition of agraphia

: the pathological loss of the ability to write

Other Words from agraphia

agraphic \ -​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce agraphic (audio) \ adjective

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