absolute agraphia(redirected from literal agraphia)
agraphia in which not even unconnected letters can be written.
Etymology: L, absolutus, set loose; Gk, a, not, graphein, to write
a complete inability to write caused by a central nervous system lesion. The person is unable to write even the letters of the alphabet. See also agraphia.
agraphia(a?graf'e-a) [ ¹an- + -graph + -ia]
Loss of the ability to write. agraphic (a?graf'ik), adjective. See: aphasia, motor
Complete inability to write.
Inability to write words that are heard.
Inability to write sentences although letters or words can be written.
Inability to express thoughts in writing.
Inability to write due to muscular incoordination.
Inability to copy words.
Inability to write words although letters can be written.