noun[mass noun] Medicine
- Example sentences
- Placement of the venous catheter may be difficult in a hyperesthetic and edematous limb.
- The hyperesthetic nerve manifests itself first by pain, secondly by a reflex act on a motor apparatus.
- Because the area was hyperesthetic and because he feared damaging his brain he was afraid to wash or even touch this skin.
Mid 19th century: from hyper- 'above normal' + Greek aisthēsis 'sensation'.
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