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dys·​lex·​ic -ˈlek-sik How to pronounce dyslexic (audio)
: affected with dyslexia
As many as 10 percent of school-age children may be dyslexic—but the condition often goes undiagnosed.Newsweek
Up to half the children of dyslexic parents have dyslexia, and half the siblings of dyslexic children are affected.Eve Thorsen, The Burlington (Vermont) Free Press


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: a person affected with dyslexia : a dyslexic person
A few dyslexics may see letters reversed, but more often the problem can't be so easily described.Eric Haseltine, Discover

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“Dyslexic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dyslexic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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