dyscalculia

[dis-kal-kyoo-lee-uh]

noun


Nearby words

  1. dysautonomia,
  2. dysbarism,
  3. dysbasia,
  4. dysbindin,
  5. dysbulia,
  6. dyscephalia,
  7. dyscheiria,
  8. dyschezia,
  9. dyschondrogenesis,
  10. dyschondroplasia

Origin of dyscalculia

First recorded in 1950–55; dys- + calcul(ate) + -ia

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British Dictionary definitions for dyscalculia

dyscalculia

noun

severe difficulty in making simple mathematical calculations, due to cerebral disease or injury

Word Origin for dyscalculia

C20: from dys- + Latin calculare to calculate

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Medicine definitions for dyscalculia

dyscalculia

[dĭs′kăl-kyōōlē-ə]

n.

Impairment of the ability to solve mathematical problems, usually resulting from brain dysfunction.

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