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visuospatial

 [vizh″u-o-spa´shal]
pertaining to visual perception of spatial relationships.
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vis·u·o·spa·tial

(viz'yū-ō-spā'shăl),
Denoting the ability to comprehend and conceptualize visual representations and spatial relationships in learning and performing a task.
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visuospatial

(vĭsh′o͞o-ō-spā′shəl)
adj.
Of or relating to visual perception of spatial relationships among objects: the visuospatial skills needed to complete a jigsaw puzzle.
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vis·u·o·spa·tial

(vizh'ū-ō-spā'shăl)
Denoting the ability to comprehend and conceptualize visual representations and spatial relationships in learning and performing a task.
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