oxypathia, oxypathy (ŏk″sē-păth′ē-ă) (-sĭp′ă-thē) [″ + pathos, disease, suffering]
1. Unusual acuity of sensation.
2. An acute condition.
3. A condition in which the body is unable to eliminate unoxidizable acids, which combine with fixed alkalies of the tissues and harm the organism.
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