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acroparesthesia

noun ac·ro·par·es·the·sia
variants: or chiefly British

acroparaesthesia

\ˌak-rō-ˌpar-əs-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\play

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


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