Gerstmann's syndrome

noun
Gerst·​mann's syndrome | \ ˈgerst-mənz- How to pronounce Gerstmann's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Gerstmann's syndrome

: cerebral dysfunction characterized especially by finger agnosia, disorientation with respect to right and left, agraphia, and acalculia and caused by a lesion in the dominant cerebral hemisphere involving the angular gyrus and adjoining occipital gyri

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