[er-uh-thiz-uh m] /ˈɛr əˌθɪz əm/

noun, Physiology.
an unusual or excessive degree of irritability or stimulation in an organ or tissue.
(physiol) an abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity in any part of the body

erethism er·e·thism (ěr’ə-thĭz’əm)
Abnormal irritability or sensitivity of an organ or a body part to stimulation.


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