graphanesthesia

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graph·an·es·the·si·a

(graf'an-es-thē'zē-ă),
Tactual inability to recognize figures or letters written on the skin; may be due to spinal cord or brain disease.
[G. graphē, writing + anaisthēsia, fr. an- priv. + aisthēsis, perception]

graphanesthesia

[graf′anəsthē′zhə]
inability to feel writing on the skin, usually caused by a central nervous system lesion, typically tested by writing numbers in the palm and asking the patient to tell the number. Also called agraphesthesia.

graph·an·es·the·si·a

(graf'an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Tactile inability to recognize figures or letters written on the skin; may be due to spinal cord or brain disease.
Synonym(s): graphanaesthesia.
[G. graphē, writing + anaisthēsia, fr. an- priv. + aisthēsis, perception]
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