algesia

noun
al·​ge·​sia | \ al-ˈjē-zē-ə How to pronounce algesia (audio) , -ˈjē-zhə How to pronounce algesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of algesia

: sensitivity to pain

Other Words from algesia

algesic \ -​ˈjē-​zik, -​sik How to pronounce algesia (audio) \ adjective

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“Algesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/algesia. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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