Definition of Anosognosia

1. Noun. The inability of a person to recognize his or her own illness or handicap. ¹



2. Noun. (pathology) Failure to be aware of a defect or deficit resulting from disability, due to brain injury (e.g. Anton-Babinski syndrome). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anosognosia

1. Ignorance of the presence of disease, specifically of paralysis. Most often seen in patients with non-dominant parietal lobe lesions, who deny their hemiparesis. Origin: G. A-priv. + nosos, disease, + gnosis, knowledge (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anosognosia

anorthoscopic
anorthoscopic-perception
anorthoscopic perception
anorthosite
anorthosites
anorthositic
anoscope
anoscopy
anosigmoidoscopy
anosmatic
anosmia
anosmias
anosmic
anosmics
anosodiaphoria
anosognosia (current term)
anosognosias
anosognosic
anosognosic epilepsy
anosognosic seizures
anospinal
anospinal centre
anosteoplasia
anostosis
another
another(a)
another country heard from
another county heard from
another day, another dollar
another nail in one's coffin

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