hypesthesia

noun

hyp·​es·​the·​sia ˌhī-pes-ˈthē-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce hypesthesia (audio) ˌhip-es- How to pronounce hypesthesia (audio)
variants or hypoesthesia or British hypaesthesia or hypoaesthesia
: impaired or decreased tactile sensibility
hypesthetic adjective
or hypoesthetic or British hypaesthetic or hypoaesthetic

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“Hypesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypesthesia. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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