polyesthesia

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polyesthesia

 [pol″e-es-the´zhah]
a sensation as if several points were touched on application of a stimulus to a single point.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pol·y·es·the·si·a

(pol'ē-es-thē'zē-ă),
A disorder of sensation in which a single touch or other stimulus is felt as several.
[poly- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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pol·y·es·the·si·a

(pol'ē-es-thē'zē-ă)
A disorder of sensation in which a single touch or other stimulus is felt as several.
Synonym(s): polyaesthesia.
[poly- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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