pallesthesia

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pallesthesia

 [pal″es-the´zhah]
sensibility to vibrations; the peculiar vibrating sensation felt when a vibrating tuning-fork is placed against a subcutaneous bony prominence of the body. adj., adj pallesthet´ic.

pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă),
The appreciation of vibration, a form of pressure sense; most acute when a vibrating tuning fork is applied over a bony prominence.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]

pallesthesia

/pall·es·the·sia/ (pal″es-the´zhah) the ability to feel mechanical vibrations on or near the body, such as when a vibrating tuning fork is placed over a bony prominence.pallesthet´ic

pallesthesia

[pal′esthē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, pallein, to quiver
hypersensitivity to vibration, particularly that caused by a tuning fork placed on a bony prominence.

pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă)
The appreciation of vibration, a form of pressure sense; most acute when a vibrating tuning fork is applied over a bony prominence.
Synonym(s): pallaesthesia.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]

pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă)
Appreciation of vibration.
Synonym(s): pallaesthesia.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]