hyperaesthesia


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hyperaesthesia

(hī′pər-ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of hyperesthesia.

hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): oxyesthesia, hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

hyperaesthesia

Increased or exaggerated sensitivity to any sensory modality, especially touch.

hyperaesthesia

increased sensitivity to stimuli; characteristic of inflammation or infection

hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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