Graphesthesia

Graphesthesia is the ability to recognize writing on the skin purely by the sensation of touch. Its name derives from Greek graphē (`writing`) and aisthēsis (`perception`). Graphesthesia tests combined cortical sensation; therefore, it is necessary that primary sensation be intact. During medical or neurological examination graphesthesia is ...
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graphesthesia

<clinical sign, neurology> Tactual ability to recognise writing on the skin. ... Origin: G. Graphe, writing, + aisthesis, perception ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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graphesthesia

graphesthesia The sense by which figures or numbers are recognized when written on the skin with a dull-pointed object.
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graphesthesia

Type: Term Pronunciation: graf′es-thē′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Tactual ability to recognize writing on the skin.
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