agnosia

Definitions of agnosia
  1. noun
    inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
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    types:
    astereognosis, tactile agnosia
    a loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling them
    auditory agnosia
    inability to recognize or understand the meaning of spoken words
    visual agnosia
    inability to recognize or interpret objects in the visual field
    type of:
    brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy
    any disorder or disease of the brain
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