SYN: tactile agnosia.

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ster·eo·ag·no·sis (ster″e-o-ag-noґsis) astereognosis.

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  • Agnosia — An inability to recognize sensory inputs (sight, sound, touch). The most common agnosia is a result of brain injury damaging the rear part of the brain causing visual agnosia (inability to properly recognize objects by sight). * * * Impairment of …   Medical dictionary

  • astereognosis — SYN: tactile agnosia. [G. a priv. + stereos, solid + gnosis, knowledge] * * * astere·og·no·sis ( )ā .ster ē äg nō səs, .stir n, pl no·ses .sēz loss of the ability to recognize the shapes of objects by handling them * * * n. see agnosia * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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