baragnosis


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baragnosis

 [bar″ag-no´sis]
impairment of the ability to perceive differences in weight or pressure.

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar'ag-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with barognosis.
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, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]

baragnosis

/bar·ag·no·sis/ (bar″ag-no´sis) lack or loss of the faculty of barognosis, the conscious perception of weight.

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar'ag-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, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]

baragnosis

Inability to estimate the weight of an object.

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar-ag-nō'sis) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with barognosis.
Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]