anosognosia

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anosognosia

 [an-o″so-no´zhah]
unawareness or denial of a neurological deficit, such as hemiplegia.
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a·no·sog·no·si·a

(ă-nō'sog-nō'sē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with nondominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny presence of hemiparesis.
[G. a- priv. + nosos, disease, + gnōsis, knowledge]
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anosognosia

(ə-nō′sŏg-nō′zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
Real or feigned ignorance of the presence of disease, especially of paralysis.

a·no′sog·no′sic (-nō′zĭk) adj.
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anosognosia

An apparent unawareness or denial of a functional neurological deficit (e.g., hemiplegia, hemianopia).
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a·no·sog·no·si·a

(ă-nōsog-nōsē-ă)
Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with nondominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny their hemiparesis.
[G. a- priv. + nosos, disease, + gnōsis, knowledge]
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