Meaning of alexia

a•lex•i•a

Pronunciation: (u-lek'sē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a neurologic disorder marked by loss of the ability to understand written or printed language, usually resulting from a brain lesion or a congenital defect. Also called
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