Agnosia meaning

ăg-nōzhə
Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, such as sounds or images.
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Impairment of the ability to recognize familiar objects, sounds, etc., often as the result of a brain lesion.
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Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, usually leading to the inability to identify or recognize objects using one or more senses.
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The inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
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Origin of agnosia

  • Greek agnōsiā ignorance a- without a–1 gnōsis knowledge (from gignōskein to know gnō- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἀγνωσία (agnōsia, “ignorance”).

    From Wiktionary