apselaphesia

noun
ap·​sel·​a·​phe·​sia | \ ˌap-ˌsel-ə-ˈfē-zē-ə, -zhə How to pronounce apselaphesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of apselaphesia

: loss or impairment of the sense of touch

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“Apselaphesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apselaphesia. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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