a sensation of burning heat even though the body temperature is not elevated.
Etymology: Gk, kauma, heat, aisthesis, feeling
an abnormal condition in which a patient has a low temperature but experiences a sense of intense heat. caumesthetic, adj.
caumesthesiaA near-extinct term for a subjective sensation of hyperthermia.
Subjective heat sensation of uncomfortably high temperature; a type of thermal dysesthesia.
[G. kauma, heat, + aisthēsis, sensation]