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What is Agraphia?

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    Loss of the ability to hear
  • 2
    Loss of the ability to speak
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    Loss of the ability to write
  • 4
    Loss of the ability to understand
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Answer : 3. " Loss of the ability to write"
Explanation :

A. Agraphia is an acquired neurological disorder that causes a lack of ability to communicate through writing, either due to motor dysfunction or the inability to spell.

B. Central agraphia usually involves language areas of the brain, causing difficulty spelling or spontaneous communication, and often co-occurs with other language disorders. Some types of central agraphia include:

1. Alphabetical agraphia – In this, there is difficulty in recognizing or writing letters.

2. Semantic agraphia – It involves difficulty in understanding or writing words.

3. Orthographic agraphia – It involves difficulty in applying spelling rules.

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