- a cerebral disorder characterized by total or partial inability to write.
Origin of agraphia
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Historical Examples of agraphia
If he were not illiterate we could, by asking him to write, say if agraphia also is present.Wings of the Wind
As already mentioned, agraphia is very often associated with motor vocal aphasia.
- 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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- A form of aphasia characterized by loss of the ability to write.anorthography
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