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A term introduced in 1916 (in the German form Legasthenie) by the Hungarian psychiatrist Paul Ranschburg (1870–1945) to denote specific reading disorder. [From Latin legere to read + Greek astheneia weakness, from a- without + sthenos strength + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

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