ACHEIRIA (ACHIRIA)

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being born having just one hand or neither hand. 2. a state of illness in which one lacks the ability to differentiate between being touched on their left or right side

ACHEIRIA (ACHIRIA): "Joe was born with a condition called acheiria, with his left hand missing all his life, he became very well acclimated to the use of only one, until receiving an artificial hand when he entered school."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ACHEIRIA (ACHIRIA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acheiria-achiria/ (accessed January 31, 2023).

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