Alexia

Strictly speaking, a total inability to read the written word but with preserved visual perception of objects and pictures.
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Alexia

Difficulty in reading.
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Alexia

Alexia: A neurological disorder characterized by loss of the ability to read or understand the written word. Alexia is a complex visual disturbance resulting from disease in the visual-association areas at the back of the brain. Someone who has had a stroke may be left with pure (total) or partial alexia. Partial alexia permits the individual to re...
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Alexia

A·lex'i·a noun [ New Latin ; a- not + Greek ... speech, from ... to speak, confused with Latin legere to read.] (Medicine) (a) As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease. (b) More commonly, inability, due to brain disease, to understand ...
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alexia

<neurology> Loss of the ability to understand printed words or sentences ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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alexia

(ә-lek´se-ә) a form of receptive aphasia in which there is inability to understand written language. adj., alex´ic.
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Alexia

• (n.) As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease. • (n.) More commonly, inability, due to brain disease, to understand written or printed symbols although they can be seen, as in case of word blindness.
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alexia

alexia 1. A loss of the ability to understand written language, inability to read because of brain lesions; word blindness. 2. An acquired disorder in reading ability; to be differentiated from dyslexia, which is a developmental problem in reading. [Strictly speaking, lexus and its derivatives refer to speech, not reading, because they are based on...
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alexia

alexia, alex 1. Inability to see words or to read; word-blindness. 2. An inability to comprehend the meaning of written or printed words and sentences, caused by a cerebral lesion. 3. A neurologic disorder marked by loss of the ability to understand written or printed language, usually resulting from a brain lesion or a congenital defect; also ter...
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alexia

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-lek′sē-ă Definitions: 1. An inability to comprehend the meaning of written or printed words and sentences, caused by a cerebral lesion. Also called optic alexia, sensory alexia, visual alexia, to differentiate from motor alexia (anarthria), in which there is loss of the power to read aloud even thoug...
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Alexia

Alexia is a German name for girls. The meaning is `protector of the people` The name Alexia is most commonly given to Walloon girls. (5 times more often than to American girls.) What do they use in other countries? Alex (English) Alexis (English) Alexandre Sasha (Russian) Alix (French) Alexi Aly (Maltese) Alexys (English) Sandy (English) Alexx Liss...
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Alexia

[condition] Alexia is most often associated with damage to the cortex in the temporal lobe, parietal lobe or occipital lobe, which may arise from brain injury, stroke, or a progressive illness. `Developmental dyslexia`, in contrast, has genetic origins. However, both alexia and developmental dyslexia share similar symptoms. Alexia may be ac...
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Alexia

Loss of a previously intact ability to grasp the meaning of written or printed words and sentences.
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alexia

inability to read
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