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

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al·lo·chi·ria (al″o-kiґre-ə) [allo- + chir- + -ia] dyschiria in which, if one extremity is stimulated, the sensation is referred to the opposite side; called also allocheiria. allochiral adj

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  • 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

  • allochiria — al·lo·chi·ria …   English syllables

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  • 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] …   Medical dictionary

  • optical allochiria —    see visual allachaesthesia …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • allachaesthesia —    Also known as allachesthesia, allesthesia, allaesthesia, allochaesthesia, allochesthesia, alloesthesia, and atopognosis. The term allachaesthesia comes from the Greek words allache (elsewhere) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). It… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • allesthesia — SYN: allochiria. [G. allos, other, + aisthesis, sensation] * * * al·les·the·sia (al″es theґzhə) [all + esthesia] a dysesthesia in which a sensation, as of pain or touch, is experienced at a point remote from that at which the stimulus… …   Medical dictionary

  • synchiria —    Also known as diplohaptia. The term synchiria comes from the Greek words sun (together) and cheir (hand). It was introduced in or shortly before 1907 by the Welsh neurologist and psychoanalyst Alfred Ernest Jones (1879 1958) to denote a… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 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

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