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hyperpathia

noun hy·per·path·ia \-ˈpath-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of HYPERPATHIA

1
:  disagreeable or painful sensation in response to a normally innocuous stimulus (as touch)
2
:  a condition in which the sensations of hyperpathia occur
hy·per·path·ic \-ˈpath-ik\ adjective

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