- n. inability to write due to form of aphasia.
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Agraphia — A*graph i*a, n. [Gr. a priv. + ? to write.] The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
agraphia — [ā graf′ē ə] n. [ModL < Gr a , without + graphein, to write: see GRAPHIC] the partial or total loss of the ability to write agraphic adj … English World dictionary
agraphia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from 2a + Greek graphein to write Date: 1871 the pathologic loss of the ability to write … New Collegiate Dictionary
agraphia — agraphic, adj. /ay graf ee euh, euh graf /, n. Pathol. a cerebral disorder characterized by total or partial inability to write. [1870 75; < NL; see A 6, GRAPHY] * * * … Universalium
agraphia — noun a) A loss of the ability to write (usually referring to a brain injury) b) The inability to write Syn: dysgraphia … Wiktionary
agraphia — Inability to write properly in the absence of abnormalities of the limb; often accompanies aphasia and alexia; caused by lesions in various portions of the cerebrum, especially those in or near the angular gyrus. SYN: graphic aphasia, graphomotor … Medical dictionary
agraphia — n. inability to write as a result of a brain injury … English contemporary dictionary
agraphia — [ə grafɪə, eɪ ] noun Medicine inability to write, as a language disorder resulting from brain damage. Origin C19: from a 1 + Gk graphia writing … English new terms dictionary
agraphia — agraph·ia … English syllables
agraphia — dysgraphia; n. an acquired inability to write, although the strength and coordination of the hand remain normal. It is related to the disorders of language and it is caused by disease in the dominant parietal lobe of the brain. See: Gerstmann s… … The new mediacal dictionary
agraphia — a•graph•i•a [[t]eɪˈgræf i ə, əˈgræf [/t]] n. pat a cerebral disorder characterized by total or partial inability to write • Etymology: 1870–75; a VI+ graphia, var. of graphy a•graph′ic, adj … From formal English to slang