[ ey-graf-ee-uh, uh-graf- ]
/ eɪˈgræf i ə, əˈgræf- /
a cerebral disorder characterized by total or partial inability to write.
Related formsa·graph·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for agraphia
If he were not illiterate we could, by asking him to write, say if agraphia also is present.Wings of the Wind|Credo Harris
As already mentioned, agraphia is very often associated with motor vocal aphasia.
British Dictionary definitions for agraphia
/ (əˈɡræfɪə) /
loss of the ability to write, resulting from a brain lesion
Word Origin for agraphia
C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + Greek graphein to write
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Medicine definitions for agraphia
[ ā-grăf′ē-ə ]
A form of aphasia characterized by loss of the ability to write.anorthography
Related formsa•graph′ic adj.
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