dyslexic

adjective
dys·​lex·​ic | \ -ˈlek-sik How to pronounce dyslexic (audio) \

Medical Definition of dyslexic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: affected with dyslexia As many as 10 percent of school-age children may be dyslexic—but the condition often goes undiagnosed.Newsweek, 11 Aug. 1986 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, 28 June 2003

dyslexic

noun

Medical Definition of dyslexic (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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, April 2000

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“Dyslexic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dyslexic. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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