1. Congenital absence of one or both hands.

2. Anaesthesia in, with loss of the sense of possession of, one or both hands; a condition sometimes noted in hysteria.

3. A form of dyscheiria in which the patient is unable to tell on which side of the body a stimulus has been applied.

Origin: g. A-priv. _ cheir, hand

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