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allochiria

Pronunciation: al′ō-kī′rē-ă, al′ō-kī′rē-ă

Definition: A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.

Synonym(s): allesthesia, alloesthesia, Bamberger sign2

[allo- + G. cheir, hand]

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