prosopagnosia

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pros·o·pag·no·si·a

 (prŏs′ə-păg-nō′sē-ə, -zē-ə)
n.
A disorder characterized by the inability to recognize people by their faces. In some cases it is present at birth, and in others it is the result of a brain injury. Also called face blindness.

[Greek prosōpon, face, character; see prosopopeia + agnōsiā, agnosia; see agnosia.]

pro′so·pag·no′si·ac′ (prŏs′ə-păg-nō′sē-ăk′, -zē-ăk′) adj. & n.

prosopagnosia

(ˌprɒsəpæɡˈnəʊzɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) an inability to recognize faces
[C20: from Greek prosōpon face + agnosia]
Translations
prosopagnosie
相貌失認症
prozopagnozja
prosopagnosia
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