- stereognosic hallucination
- The term stereognosic hallucination is indebted to the medical termstereognosis, fromthe Greek words stereos (solid, tight, compact) and gnosis (insight), meaning the ability to identify solid objects through tactile sensation. The term stere-ognosic hallucination is used to denote a type of * tactile hallucination in which one or more solid objects are perceived. A special variant of the stereognosic hallucination is a phenomenon known as * spontaneous stereognosic sensation.ReferencesCritchley, M. (1953). The parietal lobes. London: Edward Arnold & Co.
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