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hyperesthesia

 [hi″per-es-the´zhah]
a state of abnormally increased sensitivity to stimuli. adj., adj hyperesthet´ic.
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hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă),
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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hyperesthesia

also

hyperaesthesia

(hī′pər-ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.

hy′per·es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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hyperesthesia

Neurology A state of excess sensitivity to touch or other sensory stimuli
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hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): oxyesthesia, hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·per·es·the·si·a

(hī'pĕr-es-thē'zē-ă)
Abnormal acuteness of sensitivity to touch, pain, or other sensory stimuli.
Synonym(s): hyperaesthesia.
[hyper- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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