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alexian. [NL.; a- not + Gr. speech, fr. to speak, confused with L. legere to read.].
     As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


alexia, n. the inability to see words or to read, caused by a condition of the brain.

mod.L, A-(1) + Gk lexis speech f. legein to speak, confused with L legere to read

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