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(nĕ-glĕkt )

1. In neurology, absence of perception of—or disregard for—the nondominant part of the body in patients who have had a stroke that has damaged the nondominant hemisphere of the brain.
2. Inattention to one's responsibilities, esp. to those dependent on one's care.

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