agnosia

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noun ag·no·sia \ ag-ˈnō-zhə , -shə \

Definition of agnosia

:loss or diminution of the ability to recognize familiar objects or stimuli usually as a result of brain damage

Origin and Etymology of agnosia

New Latin, from Greek agnōsia ignorance, from a- + gnōsis knowledge, from gignōskein


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agnosia

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noun ag·no·sia \ ag-ˈnō-zhə , -shə \

medical Definition of agnosia

:loss or diminution of the ability to recognize familiar objects or stimuli usually as a result of brain damage — see visual agnosia

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