algesthesia al·ges·the·sia (āl’jěs-thē’zhə)
The ability to sense pain.
algesthesis algesthesis al·ges·the·sis (āl’jěs-thē’sĭs) n. The perception of pain.
pertaining to or causing pain; painful.
a seaport in W Sardinia.
variant of as final element of a compound word: neuralgia. Historical Examples He cannot bear that algia should dance before strangers, but what can he do? Desert Air Robert Hichens combining form denoting pain or a painful condition of the part specified: neuralgia, odontalgia word-forming element denoting “pain,” from Greek algos “pain,” algein “to feel […]