agraphia agraphia

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Is this amusia, aphasia, agraphia, alexia.

News

  1. New technique enables patient with 'word blindness' to read again

    A novel technique has enabled a patient with "word blindness" to read again. Word blindness is a rare neurological condition. (The medical term is "alexia without agraphia.") Although a patient can write and understand the spoken word, the patient is unable to read.
    on January 3, 2014     Source: Science Daily

  2. Researchers report technique that enables patient with 'word blindness' to read again

    ( Loyola University Health System ) In the journal Neurology, researchers report a novel technique that enables a patient with "word blindness" to read again. Word blindness is a rare neurological condition. (The medical term is "alexia without agraphia.") Although a patient can write and understand the spoken word, the patient is unable to read.
    on January 3, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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