[ uh-ster-ee-og-noh-sis, ey-ster-, uh-steer-, ey-steer- ]
/ əˌstɛr i ɒgˈnoʊ sɪs, eɪˌstɛr-, əˌstɪər-, eɪˌstɪər- /
the inability to determine the shape of an object by touching or feeling it.
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British Dictionary definitions for astereognosis
/ (əˌstɛrɪəʊˈɡnəʊsɪs) /
inability to recognize objects by touch
Word Origin for astereognosis
a- 1 + stereo- + -gnosis
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Medical definitions for astereognosis
[ ə-stĕr′ē-ŏg-nō′sĭs ]
The inability to determine the form of an object by touch.
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