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paragraphia

[par-uh-graf-ee-uh] /ˌpær əˈgræf i ə/
noun, Psychiatry.
1.
a disorder marked by the writing of words or letters other than those intended, or the loss of the ability to express ideas in writing, usually caused by a brain lesion.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin; see para-1, -graph, -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for paragraphia

paragraphia

/ˌpærəˈɡrɑːfɪə/
noun
1.
(psychiatry) the habitual writing of a different word or letter from the one intended, often the result of a mental disorder or brain injury
Word Origin
C20: from New Latin; see para-1, -graph
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paragraphia in Medicine

paragraphia par·a·graph·i·a (pār'ə-grāf'ē-ə)
n.

  1. The loss of the ability to write from dictation, although the words are understood.

  2. Writing one word when another is intended.

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