acalculia

[ey-kal-kyoo-lee-uh]

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

noun
  1. psychol an inability to make simple mathematical calculations

Word Origin for acalculia

C20: from a- 1 + Latin calculāre to calculate
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acalculia in Medicine

acalculia

[ā′kăl-kyōōlē-ə]
n.
  1. A form of aphasia characterized by the inability to perform mathematical calculations.
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