hyperalgesia

noun

hy·​per·​al·​ge·​sia ˌhī-pə-ral-ˈjē-zhə, -z(h)ē-ə How to pronounce hyperalgesia (audio)
: increased sensitivity to pain or enhanced intensity of pain sensation
hyperalgesic adjective

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“Hyperalgesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperalgesia. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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