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acroparesthesia

noun ac·ro·par·es·the·sia

Medical Definition of acroparesthesia

  1. :  a condition of burning, tingling, or pricking sensations or numbness in the extremities present on awaking and of unknown cause or produced by compression of nerves during sleep



Variants of acroparesthesia

or chiefly British

acroparaesthesia

\ˌak-rō-ˌpar-əs-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\play

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