Disorder of recognition of the right side of the body in spatial relationships, caused by a lesion of the left parietal lobe.
[G. a- priv. + morphē, form, + synthesis]
amorphosynthesis/amor·pho·syn·the·sis/ (a-mor″fo-sin´thĕ-sis) defective perception of somatic sensations from one side of the body, which may be accompanied by generalized faulty awareness of spatial relationships and is often a sign of a parietal lobe lesion.
amorphosynthesisAn older term, which has been used for:
(1) Tactile agnosia;
(2) Spatial agnosia, body image agnosia.