alexia

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noun alex·ia \ə-ˈlek-sē-ə\

Definition of alexia

  1. :  aphasia marked by loss of ability to read

Origin and Etymology of alexia

New Latin, from a- + Greek lexis speech, from legein to speak — more at legend


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alexia

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noun alex·ia \ə-ˈlek-sē-ə\

Medical Definition of alexia

  1. :  aphasia characterized by loss of ability to read

alexic

\-ˈlek-sik\play adjective

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