impairment of the ability to write, as a result of brain dysfunction
Origin of dysgraphiafrom dys- + Classical Greek graphia, writing from graphein: see graphic
A neurological disorder marked by impairment of the ability to write, especially to write by hand and to spell. It can occur as the result of brain damage or in association with learning disabilities.
Origin of dysgraphiaNew Latin dys- Greek -graphiā -graphy
(countable and uncountable, plural dysgraphias)
dys- + graphia, from Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-, “hard”) and γράφω (graphō, “I write”).