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  • noun a deficiency in the awareness of parts on one's own body.


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  • Weber had worked with several patients who could not recognize their own body parts. Asomatognosia: it arose surprisingly often, almost always when strokes in the right hemisphere paralyzed a victim's left side.

    --Richard Powers, 2007, The Echo Maker, p. 163

    November 7, 2008