Disorder of recognition of the right side of the body in spatial relationships, caused by a lesion of the left parietal lobe. [G. a- priv. + morphe, form, + synthesis]

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amor·pho·syn·the·sis (a-mor″fo-sinґthə-sis) [a-1 + morpho- + synthesis] defective perception of somatic sensations from one side of the body, such as astereognosis or lack of position sense on one side. It may be accompanied by a generalized faulty awareness of spatial relationships and is often a sign of a parietal lobe lesion. Cf. asomatognosia.

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  • asomatognosia — aso·ma·tog·no·sia (ə so″mə tog noґzhə) lack of awareness of the condition of all or part of one s body; lack of somatognosis. Cf. amorphosynthesis and anosognosia …   Medical dictionary

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