stereognosis


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stereognosis

 [ster″e-og-no´sis]
the sense by which the form of objects is perceived. adj., adj stereognos´tic.

ster·e·og·no·sis

(ster'ē-og-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
The appreciation of the form of an object by means of touch.
[stereo- + G. gnōsis, knowledge]

stereognosis

/ster·e·og·no·sis/ (ster″e-og-no´sis)
1. the faculty of perceiving and understanding the form and nature of objects by the sense of touch.
2. perception by the senses of the solidity of objects.stereognos´tic

stereognosis

[stir′·ē·ōgnō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, stereos, solid, gnosis, knowledge
1 the faculty of perceiving and understanding the form and nature of objects by the sense of touch.
2 perception by the sense of the solidity of objects. stereognostic, adj.

ster·e·og·no·sis

(ster'ē-og-nō'sis)
The appreciation of the form of an object by means of touch.
[stereo-, solid + G. gnōsis, knowledge]

stereognosis

The ability to identify the shape, size and texture of objects by touch, without the benefit of sight.

stereognosis

awareness/appreciation of form/shape by sense of touch

ster·e·og·no·sis

(ster'ē-og-nō'sis)
The appreciation of the form of an object by means of touch.
[stereo-, solid + G. gnōsis, knowledge]

stereognosis (ster´ēog´nōsis),

n the ability to perceive and understand the form and nature of objects by the sense of touch.

stereognosis

the sense by which the form of objects is perceived.
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Various clinical studies have been conducted using oral stereognosis to assess oral perception and speech in cleft palate patients and in patients who are excessively aware of the presence of dentures and retch.
Oral stereognosis in normal and cleft palate individuals.
This factor was defined by tests of Finger Tapping (identify which finger, out of the participant's field of vision, was tapped), Stereognosis (recognition of an object derived through touch), and Graphesthesia (the ability to recognize characters drawn on the skin).
Julie, meanwhile, is surveying methods used by therapists to test stereognosis - the ability to identify objects by touch alone - which is a skill often affected in people who have suffered a stroke or head injuries.
Sensory integration was assessed via extinction, finger agnosia, stereognosis, graphesthesia, and left-right orientation.
greater than NDPA Item or equal to] 2 Neurological Aspect 23% General tone 100% Deep Tendon Reflexes 0% Clonus 0% Resting tremor 0% Intention tremor 3% Involuntary movements 3% Associated reactions 27% Visual Aspect 50% Optokinetic nystagmus 27% Strabismus 33% Head eye dissociation 57% Visual fixation 0% Eye follow 67% Convergence 43% Gaze fixation and release 23% Fast eye follow 27% Tactile Aspect 95% Reaction to touch 30% Tactile awareness 7% Body localisation 87% Hand localisation 67% Simultaneous stimulation 70% Stereognosis 7% Vestibular Function Aspect 87% Vest.