algesia


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algesia

 [al-je´zhah]
excessive sensitivity to pain, a type of hyperesthesia. adj., adj alge´sic, alget´ic.

al·ges·the·si·a

(al-jes-thē'zē-ă),
1. The appreciation of pain.
2. Hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algesia, algesthesis
[G. algos, pain, + aisthēsis, sensation]

algesia

/al·ge·sia/ (al-je´ze-ah)
2. excessive sensitivity to pain, a type of hyperesthesia.alge´sicalget´ic

algesia

(1) Pain sensitivity.
(2) Heightened pain sensitivity.

al·ges·the·sia

(al'jes-thē'zē-ă)
1. The appreciation of pain.
2. Hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algaesthesia, algesia.
[G. algos, pain, + aisthēsis, sensation]

algesia

Pain. See also ANALGESIC. The term derives from the Greek algos , pain.

algesia (aljē´zēə),

n sensitivity to pain; hyperesthesia; a sense of pain.

algesia

sensitiveness to pain; hyperesthesia.