acheiria


acheiria
1. Congenital absence of one or both hands. 2. Anesthesia in, with loss of the sense of possession of, one or both hands. 3. A form of dyscheiria in which the patient is unable to tell on which side of the body a stimulus has been applied. [G. a- priv. + cheir, hand]

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achei·ria (ə-kiґre-ə) [a-1 + cheir- + -ia] 1. congenital absence of one or both hands. 2. lack of feeling of the hands or a feeling of their absence, sometimes occurring in conversion disorder.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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