Hyperesthesia



[hahy-per-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormally acute sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch; algesia.
/ˌhaɪpəriːsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) the usual US spelling of hyperaesthesia

hyperesthesia hy·per·es·the·sia or hy·per·aes·the·sia (hī’pər-ĭs-thē’zhə)
n.
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound. Also called oxyesthesia.
hy’per·es·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.

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