trichoesthesia

trichoesthesia

 [trik″o-es-the´zhah]
sensibility of the hair to touch.

trich·o·es·the·si·a

(trik'ō-es-thē'zē-ă),
1. The sensation perceived when a hair is touched.
2. A form of paresthesia in which there is a sensation as of a hair on the skin, on the mucous membrane of the mouth, or on the conjunctiva.
[tricho- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]

trichoesthesia

/tricho·es·the·sia/ (-es-the´zhah) the perception that one of the hairs of the skin has been touched, caused by stimulation of a hair follicle receptor.

trich·o·es·the·si·a

(trik'ō-es-thē'zē-ă)
Form of paresthesia in which there is a sensation as of a hair on the skin, on the mucous membrane of the mouth, or on the conjunctiva.
[tricho- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]