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hypoaesthesiaLess than normal sensitivity to any sensory modality.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Abnormally high corneal sensitivity (threshold less than 15 mg/0.013 mm2 near the limbus in the adult eye) as distinguished from hypoaesthesia (beyond 70 mg/0.013 mm2 near the limbus in the adult eye) which is abnormally low corneal sensitivity. See aesthesiometer; corneal touch threshold; corneal sensitivity.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann