noun Psychiatry.

inability to write, caused by cerebral lesion.

Origin of dysgraphia

First recorded in 1930–35; dys- + -graph + -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for dysgraphia



inability to write correctly, caused by disease of part of the brain
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dysgraphia in Medicine




Impairment of the ability to write, usually caused by brain dysfunction or disease.
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