stereognosis

noun
ste·​re·​og·​no·​sis | \ ˌster-ē-äg-ˈnō-səs, ˌstir- How to pronounce stereognosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of stereognosis

: ability to perceive or the perception of material qualities (as shape) of an object by handling or lifting it : tactile recognition

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“Stereognosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stereognosis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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