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two-point discriminationNeurology The ability to discriminate 1 stimulus from 2 stimuli, which may be compromised in hand injuries
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The ability to localize two points of pressure on the surface of the skin and to identify them as discrete sensations. Synonym: tactile discriminationSee: two-point discrimination test
See also: discrimination
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