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acheiria, achiria
1. Congenital absence of the hands.
2. Anaesthesia in which there is a loss of the sense of possession of, one or both hands; a condition sometimes noted in hysteria.
3. Lacking hands; also, loss of sensation, total anesthesia, or a feeling of absence of the hands; sometimes a hysterical symptom.
4. A form of dyscheiria in which the patient is unable to tell on which side of the body a stimulus has been applied.
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