allochiria

noun
al·​lo·​chi·​ria
variants: also allocheiria \ ˌal-​ə-​ˈkir-​ē-​ə How to pronounce allocheiria (audio) \

Medical Definition of allochiria

: a condition associated with a central nervous lesion in which sensation is referred to a locus on the side of the body opposite to the place on which the skin is stimulated

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“Allochiria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allochiria. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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