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hypoesthesia

 [hi″po-es-the´zhah]
abnormally decreased sensitivity to stimuli, particularly to touch. Called also hypesthesia. adj., adj hypoesthet´ic.

hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă),
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypoesthesia
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]

hypoesthesia

/hy·po·es·the·sia/ (-es-the´zhah) abnormally decreased sensitivity, particularly to touch.hypoesthet´ic

hypoesthesia

(hī′pō-ĭs-thē′zhə) also

hypesthesia

(hī′pĭs-)
n.
Partial loss of sensation; diminished sensibility.

hypoesthesia

hypesthesia

Partial or total loss of the sense of touch.

hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă)
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypoesthesia, hypaesthesia.
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]

hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă)
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypaesthesia.
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]

hypoesthesia (hī´pōesthē´zēə, -zhə),

n a decreased sensitivity to touch or pressure.

hypoesthesia

a state of abnormally decreased sensitivity to stimuli; is only assumed in animals when there is an inadequate response to the application of a touch or pain stimulus which is a test of reflex arc integrity. An expression of pain by an animal in response to stimulation is accepted as evidence of central perception.
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