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dyscheiria

Pronunciation: dis-ki're-a

Definition: A disorder of sensibility in which, although there is no apparent loss of sensation, the patient is unable to tell which side of the body has been touched (acheiria), or refers it to the wrong side (allocheiria), or to both sides (syncheiria).

[dys- + G. cheir, hand]

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