haphalgesia

haphalgesia

 [haf″al-je´ze-ah]
pain on touching objects.
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haph·al·ge·si·a

(haf'al-jē'zē-ă),
Pain or an extremely disagreeable sensation caused by the merest touch.
Synonym(s): Pitres sign (1)
[G. haphē, touch, + algēsis, sense of pain]
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haph·al·ge·si·a

(haf'al-jē'zē-ă)
Pain or an extremely disagreeable sensation caused by the merest touch.
Synonym(s): Pitres sign (1) .
[G. haphē, touch, + algēsis, sense of pain]
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Pitres,

Jean A., French physician, 1848-1927.
Pitres area - prefrontal cortex of the cerebral hemisphere.
Pitres rule - a multilingual person who recovers from aphasia will recover the language that was most fluent at the time of the event.
Pitres section - six coronal sections through the brain.
Pitres sign - diminished sensation in the testes and scrotum in tubes dorsalis; pain is caused by slight touch. Synonym(s): haphalgesia
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