partial microsomatognosia
   A term used to denote a type of *micro-somatognosia in which one or more body parts are experienced as disproportionally small. The term is used in opposition to *whole-body microsomatognosia and * total body microso-matognosia.
   References
   Podoll, K., Robinson, D. (2000). Macrosomatognosia and microsomatognosia in migraine art. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 101, 413-416.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • microsomatognosia —    The term microsomatognosia comes from the Greek words mikros (small), soma (body), and gnosis (insight). It translates roughly as experiencing the body as smaller . The term was introduced in or shortly before 1963 by the Dutch neurologist… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • partial macrosomatognosia —    A term used to denote a type of *macro somatognosia in which one or more body parts are experienced as disproportionally large. The term is used in opposition to * whole body macrosomatognosia and * total body macrosomatognosia.    References… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • whole body microsomatognosia —    Also referred to as total body microsomatognosia. Both terms are used to denote a type of * microsomatognosia in which the whole body is experienced as disproportionally small. They are used in opposition to the term *partial microso… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • macrosomatognosia —    The term macrosomatognosia comes from the Greek words makros (large), soma (body), and gnosis (insight). It translates roughly to experiencing the body as larger . The term was introduced in or shortly before 1963 by the Dutch neurologist… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • whole body macrosomatognosia —    Also referred to as total body macrosomatognosia. Both terms are used to denote a type of * macrosomatognosia in which the whole body is experienced as disproportionally large. They are used in opposition to the term *partial macroso… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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