anaphia


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anaphia

 [an-a´fe-ah]
lack or loss of the sense of touch.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·a·phi·a

(an-ā'fē-ă, an-af'ē-ă),
Absence of the sense of touch.
Synonym(s): anhaphia
[G. an- priv. + haphē, touch]
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anaphia

A near-extinct term for the loss of the sense of touch; i.e., hypoesthesia.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·a·phi·a

(ă-nā'fē-ă)
Absence of the sense of touch.
[G. an- priv. + haphē, touch]
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