Definition of Acheiria

1. Noun. The congenital absence of one or both hands ¹

2. Noun. A loss of sense in one or both hands, or the inability to tell on which side of the body a stimulus has been applied ¹

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Medical Definition of Acheiria

1. 1. Congenital absence of one or both hands. 2. Anaesthesia in, with loss of the sense of possession of, one or both hands; a condition sometimes noted in hysteria. 3. A form of dyscheiria in which the patient is unable to tell on which side of the body a stimulus has been applied. Origin: G. A-priv. + cheir, hand (05 Mar 2000)

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