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acalculia

[ ey-kal-kyoo-lee-uh ]
/ ˌeɪ kælˈkyu li ə /
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noun Psychiatry.

inability or loss of the ability to perform arithmetic operations.

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Origin of acalculia

<New Latin, equivalent to a-a-6 + calcul- (see calculate) + -ia-ia
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British Dictionary definitions for acalculia

acalculia
/ (ˌækælˈkjuːlɪə) /

noun

psychol an inability to make simple mathematical calculations

Word Origin for acalculia

C20: from a- 1 + Latin calculāre to calculate
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Medical definitions for acalculia

acalculia
[ ā′kăl-kyōōlē-ə ]

n.

A form of aphasia characterized by the inability to perform mathematical calculations.
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