strephosymbolia


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strephosymbolia

 [stref″o-sim-bo´le-ah]
1. a type of dyslexia consisting of confusion between similar but oppositely oriented letters (b-d, p-q), and a tendency to read backward.
2. a perceptual disorder in which objects are perceived as mirror images.
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streph·o·sym·bo·li·a

(stref'ō-sim-bō'lē-ă),
1. Generally, the perception of objects reversed as if in a mirror.
2. Specifically, difficulty in distinguishing written or printed letters that extend in opposite directions but are otherwise similar, such as p and d, or related kinds of mirror reversal.
[G. strephō, to turn, + symbolon, a mark or sign]
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strephosymbolia

Neurology The reversing of letters and words in reading and writing, which may occur in learning disability. See Dyslexia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

streph·o·sym·bo·li·a

(stref'ō-sim-bō'lē-ă)
1. Generally, the perception of objects reversed as if in a mirror.
2. Specifically, difficulty in distinguishing written or printed letters that extend in opposite directions but are otherwise similar, such as p and d, or related kinds of mirror reversal.
[G. strephō, to turn, + symbolon, a mark or sign]
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