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atopognosia

Pronunciation: ă-top′og-nō′zē-ă, -og-nō′sis

Definition: Sensory inattention; inability to locate a sensation properly. Usually caused by a contralateral parietal lobe lesion.

[G. a- priv. + topos, place, + gnōsis, knowledge]

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