Gerstmann's syndrome

noun

Gerst·​mann's syndrome ˈgerst-mənz- How to pronounce Gerstmann's syndrome (audio)
: 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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“Gerstmann's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gerstmann%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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