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astereognosis

[ uh-ster-ee-og-noh-sis, ey-ster-, uh-steer-, ey-steer- ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. the inability to determine the shape of an object by touching or feeling it.


astereognosis

/ əˌstɛrɪəʊˈɡnəʊsɪs /

noun

  1. inability to recognize objects by touch


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Word History and Origins

Origin of astereognosis1

First recorded in 1895–1900; a- 6 + stereo- + -gnosis

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Word History and Origins

Origin of astereognosis1

a- 1+ stereo- + -gnosis

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