SYN: constructional apraxia. [G. a- priv. + praktea, things to be done, + gnosis, recognition]

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aprac·tag·no·sia (ə-prak″tag-noґzhə) [apractic + agnosia] a type of agnosia marked by inability to use objects or perform skilled motor activities, due to lesions in the lower occipital or parietal lobes; subtypes include ideomotor apraxia and sensory apraxia.

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  • Apractagnosia — Aparctagnosia is constructional apraxia, which is apraxia manifested as an impairment in activities such as building, assembling, and drawing. Etymology The word Apractagnosia stems from Greek: A (inability) + Praktea (things to be done) + Gnosis …   Wikipedia

  • Apraxia — The inability to execute a voluntary motor movement despite being able to demonstrate normal muscle function. Apraxia is not related to a lack of understanding or to any kind of physical paralysis but is caused by a problem in the cortex of the… …   Medical dictionary

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