A biting sensation; a form of paresthesia.
[G. odaxēsmos, an irritation, fr. odax (adv.), by biting.]
odaxesmusAn obsolete term for:
(1) The biting of the tongue or cheek during a seizure.
(2) Formication, a sensation of nibbling or biting.
odaxesmus(ō″dăk-sĕz′mŭs) [Gr. odaxesmos, an irritation]
The biting of the tongue, lip, or cheek during an epileptic attack.