[ ey-kal-kyoo-lee-uh ]
/ ˌeɪ kælˈkyu li ə /
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inability or loss of the ability to perform arithmetic operations.
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British Dictionary definitions for acalculia
/ (ˌækælˈkjuːlɪə) /
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
[ ā′kăl-kyōō′lē-ə ]
A form of aphasia characterized by the inability to perform mathematical calculations.
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