algesthesis al·ges·the·sis (āl’jěs-thē’sĭs)
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 […]
a substance or preparation for killing . noun any substance that kills algae algicide al·gi·cide (āl’jĭ-sīd’) n. A substance that kills or inhibits the growth of algae.