Abarognosis

Abarognosis

Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.

Origin: g. A-priv. _ baros, weight, _ gnosis, knowledge


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