dysgraphia

[ dis-graf-ee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈgræf i ə /

noun Psychiatry.

inability to write, caused by cerebral lesion.

Nearby words

  1. dysgerminoma,
  2. dysgeusia,
  3. dysgnathia,
  4. dysgnosia,
  5. dysgonic,
  6. dysharmonic diplacusis,
  7. dyshematopoiesis,
  8. dyshidrosis,
  9. dyskaryosis,
  10. dyskeratoma

Origin of dysgraphia

First recorded in 1930–35; dys- + -graph + -ia

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British Dictionary definitions for dysgraphia

dysgraphia

/ (dɪsˈɡræfɪə) /

noun

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

dysgraphia

[ dĭs-grăfē-ə ]

n.

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

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