Skip to Content
Medical Term:

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]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide