barognosis


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barognosis

 [bar″og-no´sis]
conscious perception of weight; the faculty by which weight is recognized.

bar·og·no·sis

(bar'og-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with baragnosis.
Ability to appreciate the weight of objects, or to differentiate objects of different weights.
[G. baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]

barognosis

/bar·og·no·sis/ (bar″og-no´sis) conscious perception of weight.

barognosis

[ber′əgnō′sis] pl. barognoses
Etymology: Gk, baros, weight, gnosis, knowledge
the ability to perceive and evaluate weight, especially that held in the hand.

bar·og·no·sis

(bar'og-nō'sis)
Ability to appreciate the weight of objects, or to differentiate objects of different weights.
[G. baros, weight, + gnōsis, knowledge]
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