abarognosis


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abarognosis

 [ah-bar″og-no´sis]
loss of sense of weight.

a·bar·og·no·sis

(ā-bar'og-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate among objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. a- priv. + baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]

abarognosis

/abar·og·no·sis/ (a″bar-og-no´sis) baragnosis.

abarognosis

[aber′agnō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, baros, weight, gnosis, knowledge
an inability to judge or compare the weight of objects, particularly those held in the hand.

a·bar·og·no·sis

(ā-bar'ŏg-nō'sis)
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, abarognosis is caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. a- priv. + baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]

abarognosis

The inability to appreciate the weight of an object or to distinguish between objects of different weight. The symptom suggests a lesion in the parietal lobe of the brain.

a·bar·og·no·sis

(ā-bar'ŏg-nō'sis) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Loss of ability to appreciate weight of handheld objects, or differentiate among objects of different weights.
[G. a- priv. + baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]