astereognosis

noun
astere·​og·​no·​sis | \ (ˈ)ā-ˌster-ē-äg-ˈnō-səs, -ˌstir- How to pronounce astereognosis (audio) \
plural astereognoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce astereognosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of astereognosis

: loss of the ability to recognize the shapes of objects by handling them

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“Astereognosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/astereognosis. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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