hemianesthesia

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hemianesthesia

 [hem″e-an″es-the´zhah]
anesthesia of one side of the body.
crossed hemianesthesia (hemianesthesia crucia´ta) loss of sensation on one side of the body and loss of pain and temperature sense on the opposite side.

hem·i·an·es·the·si·a

(hem'ē-an'es-thē'zē-ă),
Anesthesia on one side of the body.

hemianesthesia

(hĕm′ē-ăn′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Loss of tactile sensibility on one side of the body.

hem·i·an·es·the·si·a

(hem'ē-an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Anesthesia on one side of the body.
Synonym(s): unilateral anesthesia, hemianaesthesia.

hem·i·an·es·the·si·a

(hem'ē-an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Anesthesia on one side of the body.
Synonym(s): hemianaesthesia.
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