hypnesthesia hyp·nes·the·sia (hĭp’nĭs-thē’zhə)
1. a combining form meaning “sleep,” “hypnosis,” used in the formation of compound words: hypnotherapy. combining form 1. indicating sleep: hypnophobia 2. relating to hypnosis: hypnotherapy word-forming element meaning “sleep,” from Greek hypno-, comb. form of hypnos “sleep” (see somnolence). hypno- or hypn- pref.
[hip-noh-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌhɪp noʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs/ noun 1. a method of psychoanalysis in which a patient is put into hypnosis in an attempt to secure analytic data, free associations, and early emotional reactions. /ˌhɪpnəʊəˈnælɪsɪs/ noun 1. (psychol) psychoanalysis conducted on a hypnotized person hypnoanalysis hyp·no·a·nal·y·sis (hĭp’nō-ə-nāl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The use of hypnosis and psychoanalytic techniques.
/ˈhɪpnəʊˌbɜːθɪŋ/ noun 1. the use of hypnotic techniques during labour by an expectant mother to reduce the pain and emotional stress of delivery
[hip-nuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh] /ˈhɪp nəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. the acting out of a traumatic experience, under hypnosis, by a person undergoing psychotherapy.