paranesthesia


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para-anesthesia

 [par″ah-an″es-the´zhah]
anesthesia of the lower part of the body.

par·an·es·the·si·a

(par'an-es-thē'zē-ă),
Anesthesia of the lower half of the body.
[para- + anesthesia]

paranesthesia

A nonspecific term for the loss of sensation of the lower trunk and legs; this term is little used in the working medical parlance.

par·an·es·the·si·a

(par'an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Loss of feeling or sensation (anesthesia) in the lower half of the body.
Synonym(s): paranaesthesia.
[para- + G. an- priv. + aisthēsis, sensation]

par·an·es·the·si·a

(par'an-es-thē'zē-ă)
Loss of feeling or sensation (anesthesia) in the lower half of the body.
Synonym(s): paranaesthesia.