asymbolia

[ā′sĭm-bōlē-ə]

n.

A loss of the ability to comprehend by touch the form and nature of an object.
A form of aphasia in which the significance of signs cannot be comprehended.asemasia

Nearby words

  1. aswoon,
  2. asylee,
  3. asyllabic,
  4. asylum,
  5. asylum seeker,
  6. asymmetric,
  7. asymmetric bars,
  8. asymmetric time,
  9. asymmetric warfare,
  10. asymmetrical


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