acquired dyslexia

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One of the two major categories of dyslexia, this form of the disorder resulting directly from brain damage, usually to the left cerebral hemisphere. See also cognitive neuropsychology, deep dyslexia, surface dyslexia. Compare developmental dyslexia. [From Greek dys- bad or abnormal + lexis a word + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.

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