[ bar-og-noh-sis, bar-uhg- ]
/ ˌbær ɒgˈnoʊ sɪs, ˌbær əg- /
the ability to estimate or perceive differences in the weight of an object.
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British Dictionary definitions for barognosis
/ (ˌbærəɡˈnəʊsɪs) /
physiol the ability to judge weight
Word Origin for barognosis
C20: from Greek baros weight + gnosis knowledge
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