[uh-ster-ee-og-noh-sis, ey-ster-, uh-steer-, ey-steer-]
- the inability to determine the shape of an object by touching or feeling it.
Origin of astereognosis
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- inability to recognize objects by touch
Word Origin for astereognosis
a- 1 + stereo- + -gnosis
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- The inability to determine the form of an object by touch.
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