asymbolia

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a·sym·bo·li·a

(ā-sim-bō'lē-ă),
A form of aphasia in which the significance of signs and symbols is not appreciated. Synonym(s): sight blindness
[G. a- priv. + symbolon, an outward sign]
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a·sym·bo·li·a

(ā-sim-bō'lē-ă)
A form of aphasia in which the significance of signs and symbols is not appreciated.
Synonym(s): asemasia, asemia.
[G. a- priv. + symbolon, an outward sign]
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asymbolia

(a?sim-bo'le-a) [ ¹an- + symbolon, a token, sign + -ia]
Inability to comprehend words, gestures, or any type of symbol. Synonym: asemia See: aphasia

pain asymbolia

A rare neurological condition in which a person experiences pain, does not find it troubling, but is indifferent to it.
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asymbolia

A form of APHASIA in which there is inability to interpret or use symbols such as words, gestures, numbers, diagrams, musical notation or any form of writing. See APHASIA.
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