- the ability to determine the shape and weight of an object by touching or lifting it.
Origin of stereognosis
Examples from the Web for stereognostic
Historical Examples of stereognostic
Other senses tend to associate themselves with the chromatic sense, for example, the stereognostic and gustatory senses.
The stereognostic sense: Recognition of elementary forms, of rare objects, of coins.
What we call in the blind the tactile sense is in reality more often the stereognostic sense.Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
- the perception of depth or three-dimensionality through any of the senses
Word Origin for stereognosis
- The perception of the form of an object by means of touch.