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the experiencing of a sensation, e.g., pain or touch, as occurring at a point remote from where the stimulus is actually applied.
visual allesthesia the transposition of visual images from one-half of the visual field to the other. Called also optical allachesthesia.
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al·lo·chi·ri·a, allocheiria (al'ō-kī'rē-ă, al'ō-kī'rē-ă),
A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb.
[allo- + G. cheir, hand]
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[G. allos, other, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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