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Definition of dyspraxia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dyspraxia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪsˈpræksiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈpræksiə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a condition of the brain which causes children to have difficulties, for example with physical movement, with writing neatly, and with organizing themselves Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Greek dus- ‘bad or difficult’ + praxis ‘action’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dyspraxia