cryptesthesia

noun
crypt·​es·​the·​sia
variants: or chiefly British cryptaesthesia \ ˌkrip-​tes-​ˈthē-​zh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce cryptesthesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryptesthesia

Other Words from cryptesthesia

cryptesthetic or chiefly British cryptaesthetic \ -​tes-​ˈthet-​ik, -​tis-​ How to pronounce cryptesthesia (audio) \ adjective

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“Cryptesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptesthesia. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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