pallesthesia

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pallesthesia

 [pal″es-the´zhah]
sensibility to vibrations; the peculiar vibrating sensation felt when a vibrating tuning-fork is placed against a subcutaneous bony prominence of the body. adj., adj pallesthet´ic.
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pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă),
The appreciation of vibration, a form of pressure sense; most acute when a vibrating tuning fork is applied over a bony prominence.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă)
The appreciation of vibration, a form of pressure sense; most acute when a vibrating tuning fork is applied over a bony prominence.
Synonym(s): pallaesthesia.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pal·les·the·si·a

(pal'es-thē'zē-ă)
Appreciation of vibration.
Synonym(s): pallaesthesia.
[G. pallō, to quiver, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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