paragraphia


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paragraphia

(ˌpærəˈɡrɑːfɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry the habitual writing of a different word or letter from the one intended, often the result of a mental disorder or brain injury
[C20: from New Latin; see para-1, -graph]

paragraphia

Pathology. a form of aphasia in which the subject writes one word in place of another. — paragraphic, adj.
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