Paraesthesia



[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
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[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.
/ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc
/ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
n.

also paresthesia, 1835, from para- (here “disordered”) + Greek aisthesis “perception” (see anaesthesia).

paraesthesia par·aes·the·sia (pār’ĭs-thē’zhə)
n.
Variant of paresthesia.

paresthesia par·es·the·sia or par·aes·the·sia (pār’ĭs-thē’zhə)
n.
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
par’es·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.

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