SYN: tactile agnosia. [stereo- + G. an- priv. + aisthesis, sensation]

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ster·eo·an·es·the·sia (ster″e-o-an″es-theґzhə) [stereo- + anesthesia] inability to identify by touch the form, size, weight, and texture of objects, owing to cortical disease or an interruption of nerve tracts. Cf. astereognosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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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

  • tactile agnosia — inability to recognize familiar objects by touch. Cf. astereognosis and stereoanesthesia …   Medical dictionary

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