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dyslexia

 [dis-lek´se-ah]
inability to read, spell, and write words, despite the ability to see and recognize letters; a familial disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance that occurs more frequently in males. adj., adj dyslex´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

par·a·lex·i·a

(par'ă-lek'sē-ă),
Misapprehension of written or printed words, other meaningless words being substituted for them in reading.
[para- + G. lexis, speech]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

par·a·lex·i·a

(par'ă-lek'sē-ă)
Misapprehension of written or printed words, other meaningless words being substituted for them in reading.
[para- + G. lexis, speech]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

paralexia

A disorder causing great difficulty in reading aloud and featuring transposition of words or substitution of meaningless sounds for some words or syllables.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Errors resembling semantic paralexias in Spanish-speaking aphasics.
(2010) Semantic paralexias: A group-case study on the underlying functional mechanisms, incidence and clinical features in a consecutive series of 340 Italian aphasics.
Visual paralexias in a Spanish-speaking patient with acquired dyslexia: A consequence of visual and semantic impairments?