baragnosis


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baragnosis

 [bar″ag-no´sis]
impairment of the ability to perceive differences in weight or pressure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar'ag-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with barognosis.
Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar'ag-nō'sis)
Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

baragnosis

Inability to estimate the weight of an object.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bar·ag·no·sis

(bar-ag-nō'sis) In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with barognosis.
Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights.
[G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnōsis, a knowing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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