caumesthesia

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caumesthesia

 [kaw″mes-the´zhah]
a sensation of burning heat even though the body temperature is not elevated.

caumesthesia

[kô′məsthē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, kauma, heat, aisthesis, feeling
an abnormal condition in which a patient has a low temperature but experiences a sense of intense heat. caumesthetic, adj.

caumesthesia

A near-extinct term for a subjective sensation of hyperthermia.

cau·mes·the·si·a

(kaw-mes-thē'zē-ă)
Subjective heat sensation of uncomfortably high temperature; a type of thermal dysesthesia.
Synonym(s): caumaesthesia.
[G. kauma, heat, + aisthēsis, sensation]