anosognosia

[ ə-nō′sŏg-nōzē-ə, -zhə ]

n.

Real or feigned ignorance of the presence of disease, especially of paralysis.

Nearby words

  1. anorthography,
  2. anorthosite,
  3. anoscope,
  4. anosigmoidoscopy,
  5. anosmia,
  6. anosognosic epilepsy,
  7. anospinal,
  8. anostosis,
  9. another,
  10. another county heard from

Related formsa•no′sog•nosic (-nōzĭk) adj.


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