[par-uh-lek-see-uh] /ˌpær əˈlɛk si ə/

an impairment of reading ability characterized by the transposition of letters or words.
a disorder of the ability to read in which words and syllables are meaninglessly transposed

paralexia par·a·lex·i·a (pār’ə-lěk’sē-ə)
Misapprehension in the reading of written or printed words and substitution of other meaningless words for them.


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