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hyperesthesia

noun hy·per·es·the·sia \ˌhī-pər-es-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of HYPERESTHESIA

:  unusual or pathological sensitivity of the skin or of a particular sense
hy·per·es·thet·ic \-ˈthe-tik\ adjective

Variants of HYPERESTHESIA

hy·per·es·the·sia also hy·per·aes·the·sia \ˌhī-pər-es-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\

Origin of HYPERESTHESIA

New Latin, from hyper- + -esthesia (as in anesthesia)
First Known Use: circa 1852
Medical Dictionary

hyperesthesia

noun hy·per·es·the·sia

Medical Definition of HYPERESTHESIA

:  unusual or pathological sensitivity of the skin or of a particular sense to stimulation <tactile hyperesthesia of the leg>
hy·per·es·thet·ic or chiefly British hy·per·aes·thet·ic \-ˈthet-ik\ adjective

Variants of HYPERESTHESIA

hy·per·es·the·sia or chiefly British hy·per·aes·the·sia \ˌhī-pə-res-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\

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