Loss of ability to appreciate the weight of objects held in the hand, or to differentiate objects of different weights. When the primary senses are intact, caused by a lesion of the contralateral parietal lobe. [G. baros, weight + a- priv., + gnosis, a knowing]

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bar·ag·no·sis'nō-səs, bar-'ag-. n, pl -no·ses -.sēz loss of barognosis

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bar·ag·no·sis (bar″ag-noґsis) [bar- + a-1 + Gr. gnosis knowledge] lack or loss of the faculty of barognosis; called also abarognosis and baroagnosis.

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