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agraphia

Line breaks: agraphia
Pronunciation: /əˈɡrafɪə, eɪ-/

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Definition of agraphia in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inability to write, as a language disorder resulting from brain damage.

Origin

mid 19th century: from a-1 'without' + Greek -graphia 'writing'.

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