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acroparesthesia

noun ac·ro·par·es·the·sia
variants: or chiefly British acroparaesthesia play \ˌak-rō-ˌpar-əs-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə\

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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