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dyscalculia

[dis-kal-kyoo-lee-uh] /ˌdɪs kælˈkyu li ə/
noun
1.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; dys- + calcul(ate) + -ia
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Examples for dyscalculia
  • And perhaps dyscalculia will collect a penumbra of dubious cases around it, as dyslexia has.
  • The authors define dyscalculia and describe its major subtypes.
British Dictionary definitions for dyscalculia

dyscalculia

/ˌdɪskælˈkjuːlɪə/
noun
1.
severe difficulty in making simple mathematical calculations, due to cerebral disease or injury
Word Origin
C20: from dys- + Latin calculare to calculate
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dyscalculia in Medicine

dyscalculia dys·cal·cu·li·a (dĭs'kāl-kyōō'lē-ə)
n.
Impairment of the ability to solve mathematical problems, usually resulting from brain dysfunction.

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