Meaning of AGNOSIA in English

agˈnōzh(ē)ə noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek agnōsia ignorance, from a- a- (II) + -gnōsia -gnosia

: the partial or complete loss of the ability to recognize familiar objects especially by seeing, hearing, or touching and usually as a result of brain damage

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