a sensation of burning heat even though the body temperature is not elevated.
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caumesthesiaA near-extinct term for a subjective sensation of hyperthermia.
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Subjective heat sensation of uncomfortably high temperature; a type of thermal dysesthesia.
[G. kauma, heat, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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