acalculia

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From a- (not) +‎ Latin calculare (to calculate) +‎ -ia (pathological condition).

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acalculia (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) The condition of lacking basic mathematical skills caused by a brain injury, or more specifically an injury to the parietal lobe. [First attested in the early 20th century.][1]

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  1. ^ Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
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