acroparesthesia

noun
ac·​ro·​par·​es·​the·​sia
variants: or chiefly British acroparaesthesia \ ˌak-​rō-​ˌpar-​əs-​ˈthē-​zh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce acroparesthesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of acroparesthesia

: 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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“Acroparesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acroparesthesia. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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