astereognosis definition

  • noun:
    • the shortcoming to determine an object by touch without artistic input; a form of tactile agnosia.
    • A defect in tactile feeling, which causes failure to calculate the shape or substance of a body by touch.
    • a loss in the capacity to recognize objects by handling all of them
    • The inability to recognize an item by touch without aesthetic feedback; a type of tactile agnosia.
    • A defect in tactile sensation, which in turn causes failure to estimate the shape or substance of a body by touch.
    • a loss of the capability to recognize items by dealing with all of them

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