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

noun, Pathology.
an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.
(pathol) the usual US spelling of paraesthesia

paresthesia par·es·the·sia or par·aes·the·sia (pār’ĭs-thē’zhə)
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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