topognosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

top·og·no·sis

, topognosia (top'og-nō'sis, -nō'zē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word. Do not confuse this word with topagnosis.
Recognition of the location of a sensation; in the case of touch, topesthesia.
[topo- + G. gnōsis, knowledge]

topognosis

[top′ognō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, topos + gnosis, recognition
the ability to recognize tactile stimuli. Also called topesthesia.

topognosia

, topognosis (to?pog-no'se-a) (-sis) [? + gnosis, knowledge]
Recognition of the location of a tactile sensation. Synonym: topesthesia

topognosis (täˈ·pg·nōˑ·sis),

n ability to identify the location of stimuli on the skin. Also called
topesthesia.