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 (dĭs-lĕk′sĭk) or dys·lec·tic (-tĭk)
A person who is affected by dyslexia.
Of or relating to dyslexia.
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Noun1.dyslectic - a person who has dyslexia
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.dyslectic - having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder
impaired - diminished in strength, quality, or utility; "impaired eyesight"
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