anosognosia

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἀ- ‎(a-, not, without) and νόσος ‎(nósos, disease) and γνῶσις ‎(gnôsis, knowledge).

Noun[edit]

anosognosia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural anosognosias)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. The inability of a person to recognize his or her own illness or handicap.
  2. (pathology) Failure to be aware of a defect or deficit resulting from disability, due to brain injury (e.g. Anton-Babinski syndrome).

Translations[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

anosognosia f (usually uncountable, plural anosognosias)

  1. (neurology) anosognosia (inability to recognise personal defects)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

anosognosia f ‎(plural anosognosias)

  1. anosognosia