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Definition of the noun agraphia

What does agraphia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agraphias

  1. a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion

Phrases with agraphia

Phrases ending with the word agraphia:

  1. Uromyias agraphia
  2. Anairetes agraphia
  3. species Uromyias agraphia
  4. species Anairetes agraphia
  5. Anairetes agraphia agraphia
  6. subspecies Anairetes agraphia agraphia

Other phrases containing the word agraphia:

  1. Anairetes agraphia plengei
  2. Anairetes agraphia squamiger
  3. subspecies Anairetes agraphia plengei
  4. subspecies Anairetes agraphia squamiger

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for agraphia

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Google previewCoping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (1998)

by Diane Roberts Stoler

Agraphia is a nerve-disconnection problem that interferes with your ability to get your hand to write legibly — or at all, in some cases. Another writing problem is agitographia, which is characterized by very rapid writing movements that cause ...

Google previewA System of Medicine (1910)

by Thomas Clifford Allbutt, Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston

Agraphia is a symptom which is sometimes present and sometimes absent in cases of word-blindness, and the presence or absence of this symptom is of such importance that it is convenient to group cases of word-blindness into two ...

Google previewMedical Analectic (1889)

A Monthly Epitome of Progress in All Divisions of Medico-chirurgical Practice

Agraphia is a loss of the effort-memory necessary for writing. Paraphasia is due to lesion affecting the association fibres between the auditory speech centre and the motor speech centre ; in this form patients understand spoken words and ...

Google previewIntroduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders (2013)

by Hunter Manasco

Agraphia is an acquired impairment in the ability to form letters or words for ...

Google previewAphasia and Brain Organization (2013)

by Ivar Reinvang

Pure agraphia is a very rare syndrome but has been described by Exner (1881); more recent studies have been summarized by Laine and Marttila (1981). Some of these cases have evident problems with the motor aspects of writing and ...

Google previewAdult Neurogenic Language Disorders (2014)

Assessment and Treatment. A Comprehensive Ethnobiological Approach, Second Edition by Joan C. Payne

Agraphia is the loss of the inability to produce written language. Usually writing disturbances mirror the complexities of the language loss. However, isolated agraphia with alexia is a disturbance involving two small lesions. One lesion is in the ...

Google previewPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review (2013)

by Lyn Weiss, MD, Harry Lenaburg, MD, Jay Weiss, MD

Agraphia is an inability to write. Agnosia is an inability to recognize objects, people, sounds, smells, or shapes. Acalculia is an inability to perform mathematical tasks. B) The right hemisphere of the brain controls the left side of the body, and ...

Google previewBIOS Instant Notes in Physiological Psychology (2004)

by Hugh Wagner, Kevin Silber

Agraphia is the inability to produce written language, and dysgraphia is an impairment of written language.

Google previewNeuropsychology (2012)

by Michael S. Gazzaniga

An important problem with the disconnection interpretation of alexia without agraphia is that while the patients are unable to name words, they can name objects.

Google previewBlueprints Neurology (2009)

Agraphia is a disorder in which affected individuals are unable to draw pictures. 1 . c (Chapter 12) The presence of visual hallucinations is 198 • Blueprints Neurology.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

Finally, agraphia is an acquired disturbance in writing. The first step in language assessment is to observe the patient's spontaneous speech in response to general questions during the intake interview. Behaviors observed include articulation ...

Google previewQuick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation Professionals (2008)

The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice by Sharon A. Gutman

Agraphia is the inability to write intelligible words and sentences. It occurs as a result of left hemisphere lesions. Acalculia is the inability to calculate mathematical problems. Dyscalculia is difficulty calculating math. Lesions that result in ...

Google previewMichael Speaks: The Legacy of Sarah Chambers (Volume 1)

by Center for Michael Teachings, Inc.

[From Wikipedia: Agraphia is the inability and the loss of the ability to write and to spell when writing.] Dick: Could you elucidate on the Lunar part. It is - 195 - Michael Speaks ~ Volume 1.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Linguistic Sciences (2008)

Issues and Theories by Vennelakaṇṭi Prakāśaṃ

and orthographic agraphia (Beuvois and...

Phonological agraphia results from a dysfunction of the phonological system for spelling (Roeltgen et al. 1983 ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology (1999)

by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador

Agraphia writing disorders meaning is generally preserved because of the presence of substantive words with high information content. Agrammatism is also called telegraphic speech (or telegrammatism) because of the absence of ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

wrinkle operation rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty wrist bone capitatwn os magnum the largest of the carpal bones writer's cramp cheirospasm chirospasm dysgraphia mogigraphia writing inability agraphia absolute agraphia acoustic agraphia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Behavior (2012)

Isolated agraphia has been described with left frontal and occasionally left parietal lesions. In the past, a cortical writing center called 'Exner's area' was postulated, just above Broca's area. The existence of a specific writing area has not been ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

AGRAPHIA: an expressive aphasia characterized by the inability to express thoughts in writing, due to a lesion of the cerebral cortex. Writing requires the translation of a language item into symbols. Linguistic messages originate in the ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Agraphia Loss of the power of writing due or to an inability to phrase thought. Acoustic agraphia is acquired inability to write from dictation. In amnemanic agraphia, letters and words can be written but not connected sentences; in verbal ...

Google previewDictionary of Cognitive Science (2004)

Neuroscience, Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, and Philosophy by Olivier Houdé, Daniel Kayser, Olivier Koenig, Joëlle Proust, François Rastier

Until sometime in the 1980s, neuropsychologists believed that a writing disorder ( agraphia) following brain damage could not exist on its own (→ NEUROPSYCHOLOGY). They contended that writing could be affected only in association with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (2012)

by Arthur MacNeill Horton

impulse for writing; impairment in abstract words with better production of concrete words; ideatoric agraphia, which is associated with a loss of the idea of the letter form; pure or motor agraphia that is characterized by production of incorrect ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

Agraphia (a + Greek graphein) is a term used to denote an impairment of the ability to write caused by cerebral ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities (2006)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

agraphia The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mental Health (2015)

Acquired agraphia is an impairment in writing due to brain damage. As with reading, writing deficits resulting from lefthemisphere brain damage may occur in isolation or be part of an aphasic syndrome. Models of Writing Similar to reading, ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

Agraphia (or dysgraphia) is an acquired disorder of WRITING and/or SPELLING. It typically results from damage to the LANGUAGE areas of the dominant cerebral hemisphere. In peripheral dysgraphias ...

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Unstreaked Tit-tyrant (Anairetes agraphia)

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Agraphia Meaning

Video shows what agraphia means. A loss of the ability to write (usually referring to a brain injury). The inability to write. agraphia synonyms: dysgraphia.

Scrabble value of A1G2R1A1P3H4I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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