ACROAGNOSIA

noun. Absence of awareness of an appendage. Persons with this ailment do not sense their appendage even while they can see their arm, leg, etc.

ACROAGNOSIA: "It was as if her entire arm was completely numb and while she could see her arm, she could not feel it's presence- the doctor diagnosed her with acroagnosia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACROAGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acroagnosia/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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