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The inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
Greek agnōsiā ignorance a- without a–1 gnōsis knowledge (from gignōskein to know gnō- in Indo-European roots)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek ἀγνωσία (agnōsia, “ignorance”).
She was assessed in 1982 and found to have visual agnosia.
Typically, children have a period of normal language development, followed by a period of language regression with auditory agnosia.
Much of their evidence comes from patients with brain damage, such as D.F. who has a condition known as visual form agnosia.
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