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Medical Term:

abarognosis

Pronunciation: ā-bar′og-nō′sis

Definition

Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate among objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.

[G. a- priv. + baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]

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