dyscalculia


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dys·cal·cu·li·a

 (dĭs′kăl-kyo͞o′lē-ə)
n.
Impairment of the ability to understand and solve mathematical problems.

dyscalculia

(ˌdɪskælˈkjuːlɪə)
n
(Pathology) severe difficulty in making simple mathematical calculations, due to cerebral disease or injury
[C20: from dys- + Latin calculare to calculate]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyscalculia - impaired ability to learn grade-appropriate mathematics
learning disability, learning disorder - a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
Translations
DyskalkulieRechenschwäche
diskalkulija

dys·cal·cu·li·a

n. discalculia, incapacidad de resolver problemas matemáticos debido a una anomalía cerebral.
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