paraesthesia

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par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă), Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia'.
A spontaneous abnormal usually nonpainful sensation (for example, burning, pricking); may be due to lesions of both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

paraesthesia

(păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of paresthesia.

par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă)
A subjective report of any abnormal sensation; could be experienced as numbness, tingling, or what is colloquially called "pins and needles."
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

paraesthesia

Numbness or tingling of the skin. ‘Pins-and-needles’ sensation.

paraesthesia

the sensations commonly known as pins and needles; may be due to pressure on, or damage to, a nerve or may have no evident cause.

paraesthesia

abnormal sensation, e.g. burning, tingling, pricking; i.e. 'pins and needles'

par·es·the·si·a

(par'es-thē'zē-ă) Avoid the jargonistic use of the plural of this abstract noun to mean 'episodes or zones of paresthesia.'
In dentistry, a temporary or permanent condition of prolonged numbness after effects of an injected local anesthetic have ceased; maybe caused by trauma to nerve sheath during injection, hemorrhage about that sheath, or administration of contaminated anesthetic.
Synonym(s): paraesthesia.
[para- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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