polyesthesia

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polyesthesia

 [pol″e-es-the´zhah]
a sensation as if several points were touched on application of a stimulus to a single point.

pol·y·es·the·si·a

(pol'ē-es-thē'zē-ă),
A disorder of sensation in which a single touch or other stimulus is felt as several.
[poly- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

polyesthesia

/poly·es·the·sia/ (-es-the´zhah) a sensation as if several points were touched on application of a stimulus to a single point.

polyesthesia

[pol′ē·esthē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, polys + aisthesis, feeling
a sensory disorder involving the sense of touch in which a stimulus to one area of the skin is also felt at nonstimulated sites.

pol·y·es·the·si·a

(pol'ē-es-thē'zē-ă)
A disorder of sensation in which a single touch or other stimulus is felt as several.
Synonym(s): polyaesthesia.
[poly- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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