346. Reading

See also 29. AUTHORS ; 53. BOOKS ; 248. LITERARY STYLE ; 249. LITERATURE ; 409. VERSE .

an impairment of the ability to read because of a brain defect. Also called alexia . — dyslexie, adj.
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.

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