paralexia

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paralexia

(ˌpærəˈlɛksɪə)
n
(Medicine) a disorder of the ability to read in which words and syllables are meaninglessly transposed
ˌparaˈlexic adj
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Many of his oral reading errors were paralexic errors or paraphrases or involved inattention to morphological or grammatical detail but preserved the meaning of text to some degree: "It can weigh as much as" for the weight is; "these pieces" for this piece; "nine times as large as the part" for ninety times larger than one part; "catched" for caught; and "carefully" for careful.