alexia

noun alex·ia \ ə-ˈlek-sē-ə \

Definition of alexia

: 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

noun alex·ia \ ə-ˈlek-sē-ə \

medical Definition of alexia

: aphasia characterized by loss of ability to read

alexic

play \-ˈlek-sik\ adjective

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