dissociation syndrome

dissociation syndrome

a loss of the ability to sense painful and thermal stimuli while retaining the sense of touch, tactile discrimination, and position sense. The disorder occurs in syringomyelia and may also result from spinal tract lesions.

dis·so·ci·a·tion syn·drome

(dis-ō'sē-ā'shŭn sin'drōm)
Mental disease involving disturbances of identity, memory, and consciousness.