strephosymbolia


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strephosymbolia

(ˌstrɛfəʊsɪmˈbəʊlɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a condition of perceiving objects as their mirror image and, specifically, having difficulty in distinguishing letters in words

strephosymbolia

Medicine. 1. a disorder of perception causing objects to seem as if reversed in a mirror.
2. a reading difficulty characterized by confusion between similar but oppositely oriented letters (b-d, etc.) and a tendency to reverse direction in reading. — strephosymbolic, adj.
See also: Reading