dysaesthesia


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dysaesthesia

dys·es·the·si·a

(dis'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. Impairment of sensation short of anesthesia.
2. A condition in which a disagreeable sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli; caused by lesions of the sensory pathways, peripheral or central.
3. Abnormal sensations experienced in the absence of stimulation.
Synonym(s): dysaesthesia.

dysaesthesia

abnormal sensation, e.g. innocuous stimulus perceived as unpleasant sensation

dysaesthesia (dīˈ·as·thēsˑ·ē·ā),

n a disagreeable, atypical sensation; maybe spontaneous or induced.

dys·es·the·si·a

(dis'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. Impairment of sensation short of anesthesia.
2. A condition in which a disagreeable sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli; caused by lesions of the sensory pathways, peripheral or central.
Synonym(s): dysaesthesia
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