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- n. The ability to perceive the form of an object by using the sense of touch
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In psychology, apprehension by touch of the form or corporeality of objects. See stereognostic.
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Just as in the assessment of kinesthetic praxis, the evaluation of graphesthesia and stereognosis tests ( 1 ) the parietal lobe contralateral to the hand being tested and (2) the connections between the two hemispheres.
Other specific tests of integrated function are graphesthesia and stereognosis.