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hypoesthesia

 [hi″po-es-the´zhah]
abnormally decreased sensitivity to stimuli, particularly to touch. Called also hypesthesia. adj., adj hypoesthet´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă),
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypoesthesia
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]
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hypesthesia

(hī′pĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of hypoesthesia.
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hypesthesia

Partial or total loss of the sense of touch.
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hypesthesia

 Diminished sensitivity to tactile stimuli
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hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă)
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypoesthesia, hypaesthesia.
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hyp·es·the·si·a

(hīp'es-thē'zē-ă)
Diminished sensitivity to stimulation.
Synonym(s): hypaesthesia.
[G. hypo, under, + aisthēsis, feeling]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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