allochiria, allocheiria

A form of allachesthesia in which the sensation of a stimulus in one limb is referred to the contralateral limb. SYN: allesthesia, alloesthesia, Bamberger sign (2). [allo- + G. cheir, hand]

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  • allocheiria — noun see allochiria * * * allocheiria or allochiria / kīˈri ə or kiˈ/ noun (Gr cheir hand; botany) Attribution of a sensation to the wrong part of the body, eg to the other hand when one is painful • • • Main Entry: ↑allo …   Useful english dictionary

  • allochiria —    Also known as allocheiria. Both terms stem from the Greek words allos (other) and cheir (hand), translating loosely to other hand . The term allochiria was introduced in or shortly before 1882 by the Austrian neuroanatomist and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • allocheiria —    see allochiria …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • allochiria — al·lo·chi·ria also al·lo·chei·ria .al ə kir ē ə n a condition associated with a central nervous lesion in which sensation is referred to a locus on the side of the body opposite to the place on which the skin is stimulated * * * al·lo·chi·ria… …   Medical dictionary

  • allocheiria — al·lo·chei·ria (al″o kiґre ə) allochiria …   Medical dictionary

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