Definition of Tactile agnosia

1. Noun. A loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling them.

Exact synonyms: Astereognosis
Generic synonyms: Agnosia



Medical Definition of Tactile agnosia

1. The inability to recognise objects by touch, in the presence of intact cutaneous and proprioceptive hand sensation; caused by lesion in the contralateral parietal lobe. Synonym: astereognosis, stereoagnosis, stereoanesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tactile Agnosia

tactical call sign
tactical call signs
tactical intelligence
tactical maneuver
tactical manoeuvre
tactical realism
tactical warning
tactically
tactician
tacticians
tacticity
tactick
tacticks
tactics
tactile
tactile agnosia (current term)
tactile anaesthesia
tactile cell
tactile corpuscle
tactile disk
tactile elevations
tactile fremitus
tactile hair
tactile hallucination
tactile hyperesthesia
tactile image
tactile meniscus
tactile organ
tactile property
tactile sensation

Literary usage of Tactile agnosia

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Lesions Causing tactile agnosia The freer the tactile agnosia is from accompanying analgesia, the more likely it is that the lesion will be found confined ..."

2. Mental diseases ; a public health problem by James Vance May (1922)
"Contralateral tactile agnosia and apraxia occur, especially in lesions of the left hemisphere. An involvement of the left side may also cause a ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... inability to recognize objects by any sound they may cause; visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, ..."

4. Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Milton Howard Fussell (1916)
"... visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, also known as ..."

5. Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Milton Howard Fussell (1916)
"... inability to recognize objects by any sound they may cause; visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Lesions Causing tactile agnosia The freer the tactile agnosia is from accompanying analgesia, the more likely it is that the lesion will be found confined ..."

7. Mental diseases ; a public health problem by James Vance May (1922)
"Contralateral tactile agnosia and apraxia occur, especially in lesions of the left hemisphere. An involvement of the left side may also cause a ..."

8. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... inability to recognize objects by any sound they may cause; visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, ..."

9. Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Milton Howard Fussell (1916)
"... visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, also known as ..."

10. Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Milton Howard Fussell (1916)
"... inability to recognize objects by any sound they may cause; visual agnosia, of which word blindness is one manifestation, and tactile agnosia, ..."

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