|Compare aphasia Nontechnical name: word blindness a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by impaired ability to read|
|[C19: from New Latin, from |
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
alexia a·lex·i·a (ə-lěk'sē-ə)
Loss of the ability to comprehend the meaning of written or printed words and sentences, usually caused by brain lesions. Also called text blindness, visual aphasia, word blindness.