apractagnosia


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con·struc·tion·al a·prax·i·a

apraxia manifested as an impairment in activities such as building, assembling, and drawing; caused by parietal lobe lesions.
Synonym(s): apractagnosia

apractagnosia

/aprac·tag·no·sia/ (ah-prak″tag-no´zhah) a type of agnosia marked by inability to use objects or perform skilled motor activities.

apractagnosia

The inability to perform skilled motor activities or those requiring spatial analysis; constructional apraxia.

apractagnosia

(ā″prak″tag-nō′zh(ē-)ă) [Gr. apraktos, ineffectual, unsuccessful + agnosia]
Agnosia marked by the inability to use common instruments or tools whether they are being used on the individual's body or in the environment. This is usually due to a lesion in the parietal area of the brain.
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