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[ster-ee-og-noh-sis, steer-] /ˌstɛr i ɒgˈnoʊ sɪs, ˌstɪər-/
the ability to determine the shape and weight of an object by touching or lifting it.
/ˌstɛrɪɒɡˈnəʊsɪs; ˌstɪər-/
the perception of depth or three-dimensionality through any of the senses

stereognosis ster·e·og·no·sis (stěr’ē-ŏg-nō’sĭs, stēr’-)
The perception of the form of an object by means of touch.
ster’e·og·nos’tic (-nŏs’tĭk) adj.


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