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hyperesthesia

 [hi″per-es-the´zhah]
a state of abnormally increased sensitivity to stimuli. adj., adj hyperesthet´ic.

hy·per·es·the·si·a

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

hyperesthesia

/hy·per·es·the·sia/ (-es-the´zhah) increased sensitivity to stimulation, particularly to touch.hyperesthet´ic
acoustic hyperesthesia , auditory hyperesthesia hyperacusis.
cerebral hyperesthesia  that due to a cerebral lesion.
gustatory hyperesthesia  hypergeusia.
muscular hyperesthesia  muscular oversensitivity to pain or fatigue.
olfactory hyperesthesia  hyperosmia.
oneiric hyperesthesia  increased sensitivity or pain during sleep and dreams.
optic hyperesthesia  abnormal sensitivity of the eye to light.
tactile hyperesthesia  excessive sensitivity of the sense of touch.

hyperesthesia

also

hyperaesthesia

(hī′pər-ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.

hy′per·es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.

hyperesthesia

[-esthē′zhə]
an extreme sensitivity of one of the body's sense organs, such as pain or touch receptors in the skin.

hyperesthesia

Neurology A state of excess sensitivity to touch or other sensory stimuli

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]

hyperesthesia (hīˈ·per·es·thēˑ·zhē·ˈ),

n heightened sensitivity to touch, often perceived as painful or irritating; commonly caused by nerve compression, shingles, chronic pain, or stress.

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]

hyperesthesia (hī´pəresthē´zhə),

n an excessive sensitivity of the skin or of a special sense.

hyperesthesia

a state of abnormally increased sensitivity to stimuli.

hyperesthesia syndrome
used by some to describe a recurring illness with fever, anorexia, reluctance to move and pain on palpation of the abdomen and lumbar spine; of unknown etiology.
idiopathic hyperesthesia syndrome
dogs and especially cats may show an increased sensitivity to being touched or handled, with intense chewing or licking over the sensitive area, which is commonly the back or one or more limbs. No dermatitis is present initially, but it does develop with continuing self-trauma. The cause is usually unknown, but sensory neuropathies, psychogenic factors, arthritis, anal sac disease, tapeworm infestation and psychomotor epilepsy have been suggested. Called also acral lick dermatitis, psychogenic alopecia, feline hyperesthesia syndrome.
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