allocheiria


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allesthesia

 [al″es-the´zhah]
the experiencing of a sensation, e.g., pain or touch, as occurring at a point remote from where the stimulus is actually applied.
visual allesthesia the transposition of visual images from one-half of the visual field to the other. Called also optical allachesthesia.

al·lo·chi·ri·a

, allocheiria (al'ō-kī'rē-ă, al'ō-kī'rē-ă),
A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.
[allo- + G. cheir, hand]

al·lo·chei·ri·a

, allochiria (al'ō-kī'rē-ă)
A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.
Synonym(s): allesthesia, Bamberger sign (2) .
[allo- + G. cheir, hand]

al·lo·chi·ri·a

, allocheiria (al'ō-kī'rē-ă)
A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.
[allo- + G. cheir, hand]