acheiria

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acheiria

 [ah-ki´re-ah]
1. a developmental anomaly consisting of absence of one hand or both hands.
2. a sensation of loss of the hands or a feeling of their absence, seen in conversion disorder.

a·chei·ri·a

(ă-kī'rē-ă),
1. Congenital absence of one or both hands.
2. Anesthesia in one or both hands with loss of the sense of possession of the hand or hands.
3. A sensibility disorder in which the patient is unable to identify which side of the body has received a stimulus.
[G. a- priv. + cheir, hand]

acheiria

/achei·ria/ (ah-ki´re-ah)
1. congenital absence of one or both hands.
2. lack of sensation of the hands or a feeling of their absence.

acheiria

[əkī′rē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, not, cheir, hand
a congenital absence of one or both hands.

acheiria

Uni- or bilateal absence of hands.

acheiria

Handlessness

a·chei·ri·a

(ă-kī'rē-ă)
1. Congenital absence of one or both hands.
2. Anesthesia in, with loss of the sense of possession of, one or both hands.
3. A form of dyscheiria in which the patient is unable to tell which side of the body has received a stimulus.
[G. a- priv. + cheir, hand]

a·chei·ri·a

(ă-kī'rē-ă)
Anesthesia in one or both hands with loss of the sense of possession of the hand or hands.
[G. a- priv. + cheir, hand]

acheiria

a developmental anomaly with absence of the forefeet.