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Apractagnosia

Definition
noun
A type of apraxia characterized by the inability to combine parts of something into a coherent whole, usually caused by parietal lobe lesions.
Supplement
For example, inability to build, assemble or draw, as commonly caused by damage to the parietal lobe.
Synonym: constructional apraxia
See also: apraxia


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