stereognosic sensation

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • spontaneous stereognosic sensation —    A term indebted to the medical term stereogno sis, from the Greek words stereos (solid, tight, compact) and gnosis (insight), meaning the ability to identify solid objects through touch. The term spontaneous stereognosic sensation is used to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 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… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • tactile hallucination —    Also known as tactile phantasma, haptic hallucination, touch hallucination, and hallucination of touch. The term tactile hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb tangere, which means to touch. It refers to a bodily sensation seemingly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • phantom alloaesthesia —    Also known as phantom alloaesthesic sensation. Both terms stem from the Greek words phantasma (ghost, spectre), allos (other), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). They are used to denote a variant of alloaesthesia (i.e.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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