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tactile agnosia


Definition: inability to recognize objects by touch, in the presence of intact cutaneous and proprioceptive hand sensation; caused by a lesion in the contralateral parietal lobe.

Synonym(s): astereognosis, stereoagnosis, stereoanesthesia

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