Definition of visual agnosia in English:

visual agnosia

Line breaks: vis¦ual ag|no¦sia

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A condition in which a person can see but cannot recognize or interpret visual information, due to a disorder in the parietal lobes.
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  • On his award winning work he said: ‘The film is a science documentary about a medical condition called visual agnosia.’
  • A common symptom of apperceptive visual agnosia is prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces.
  • Individuals with visual agnosia cannot recognize or copy drawings of common object such as a car.

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