pseudesthesia


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pseudesthesia

 [soo″des-the´zhah]
a subjective sensation occurring in the absence of the appropriate stimuli; an imaginary sensation.

pseud·es·the·si·a

(sū'des-thē'zē-ă),
1. Synonym(s): paraphia
2. A subjective sensation not arising from an external stimulus. Synonym(s): pseudoesthesia (2)
3. Synonym(s): phantom limb pain
[pseud- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

pseudesthesia

/pseud·es·the·sia/ (soo″des-the´zhah)
2. a sensation felt in the absence of any external stimulus.

pseudesthesia

[so̅o̅′desthē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, pseudes, false, aisthesis, feeling
a sensation experienced without an external stimulus or a sensation that does not correspond to the causative stimulus, such as phantom limb pain occurring after an amputation.

pseud·es·the·si·a

(sūd'es-thē'zē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): paraphia.
2. A subjective sensation not arising from an external stimulus.
3. Synonym(s): phantom limb. Synonym(s): pseudoaesthesia.
[pseud- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]