synchiria

synchiria

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syn·chi·ria (sin-kiґre-ə) [syn- + chir- + -ia] dyschiria in which a stimulus applied to one side of the body is referred to both sides.

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  • synchiria —    Also known as diplohaptia. The term synchiria comes from the Greek words sun (together) and cheir (hand). It was introduced in or shortly before 1907 by the Welsh neurologist and psychoanalyst Alfred Ernest Jones (1879 1958) to denote a… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • syncheiria — A form of dyscheiria in which the subject refers a stimulus applied to one side of the body to both sides. SYN: synchiria. [syn + G. cheir, hand] …   Medical dictionary

  • allachaesthesia —    Also known as allachesthesia, allesthesia, allaesthesia, allochaesthesia, allochesthesia, alloesthesia, and atopognosis. The term allachaesthesia comes from the Greek words allache (elsewhere) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). It… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • diplohaptia —    see synchiria …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • dyschiria — dys·chi·ria (dis kiґre ə) [dys + chir + ia] derangement of the power to tell which side of the body has been touched; see allochiria and synchiria …   Medical dictionary

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