stereognosis


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stereognosis

[‚ster·ē′äg·nə·səs]
(psychology)
The recognition or identification of objects by the sense of touch.
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This was further confirmed by the improvement in activities involving stereognosis, for example, being able to find keys in a pocket.
Oral sensation including two-point discrimination, oral stereognosis, vibrotactile detection, somesthetic sensitivity, proprioception, and thermal sensitivity has been observed in old and young age.
Oral stereognosis (recognition of forms in the mouth) can be utilized to predict the treatment outcomes of prosthodontic rehabilitation.
Effect of surgical reduction of the tongue on oral stereognosis, oral motor ability and the rest position of the tongue and mandible.
The various modalities that have been used to assess sensation in other parts of the body (the hand in particular) are pain, touch, temperature, stereognosis, proprioception, and vibration.
A critical study of the sensory functions of the motor zone (pre-Rolandic area); most especially stereognosis.