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  • n. A neurological disorder in which the patient responds to stimuli presented to one side of their body as if presented at the opposite side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, the confusion of sensations in the two sides of the body, as when a patient with locomotor ataxia locates in the right leg a touch on the left leg. Also spelled allocheiria.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek, ἄλλος (allos, "other") + χείρ (kheir, "hand") +‎ -ia (Wiktionary)

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