visual agnosia

noun

Medical Definition of visual agnosia

: a form of agnosia characterized by inability to recognize familiar objects observed by the sense of sight — see prosopagnosia

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“Visual agnosia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/visual%20agnosia. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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