hy·​per·​lex·​ia -ˈlek-sē-ə How to pronounce hyperlexia (audio)
: precocious reading ability accompanied by difficulties in acquiring language and social skills
hyperlexic adjective

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“Hyperlexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperlexia. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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