impairment of the ability to recognize familiar objects, sounds, etc., often as the result of a brain lesion
Origin of agnosiaModern Latin from Classical Greek a-, not + gn?sis, knowledge + -ia
Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, such as sounds or images.
Origin of agnosiaGreek agnōsiā ignorance a- without ; see a- 1. gnōsis knowledge ( from gignōskein to know ; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.)
From Ancient Greek ἀγνωσία (agnōsia, “ignorance”).