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(ă-lek′sē-ă)

[¹an- + Gr. lexis, word + -ia]
A loss of the ability to understand written or printed words.
alexic (ă-lek′sik), adj.
SYN: SEE: visual aphasia; SEE: word blindness

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TY - ELEC T1 - alexia ID - 729280 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729280/all/alexia PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -