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Definition of the noun alexic

What does alexic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a person with alexia
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: patient = a person who requires medical care

Definition of the adjective alexic

What does alexic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to or symptomatic of alexia

Alternative definition of the adjective alexic


  1. Related to, or afflicted with alexia

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Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Brain and Language (2010)

by Harry A. Whitaker

Phonological Alexia Phonological alexic patients can read real words but because they also have a major problem with graphemeto-phoneme conversion, they have difficulty reading pronounceable nonwords, as is the case with deep alexic ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

alexic, adj. alexic /ۑlekމsik/ [Gk, a , without, lexis, speech], pertaining to alexia. alexithymia /ۑlekމsithƯމmƝāۑ, - thimމƝāۑ/, an inability to experience and communicate feelings consciously. alfa.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alexic. 1: protective, as an alexin. 2: pertaining to alexia (loss of ability to read; word blindness). alexin. nonspecific bactericidal substances (as ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

ALGOPH | LY Alexic (al-ek'sik). alexin. Alexin (al- ek'sin) [Gr. &Aéew to help, to ward off]. Any defensive proteid within the leukocytes of the body, which acts by destroying harmful bacteria. See Phylaxin and Soxin.

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

alexic alexithymia (alék'sa-thT'mé-a) N. inability to express one's feelings; inability to identify particular bodily reactions (e.g., sweating, fast heartbeat) occurring with emotional excitement. alge-, algesi-, algo- comb. forms indicating an ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

& FaaT; 31&ICT=aQT, HTRT-HT Alexic. Relating to , or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

alexic acalculia n. Selective impairment in ability to read numbers, also called alexia for numbers. alexithymia n. A disturbance of affect and cognition indicated by ...

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