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dysaesthesia

Line breaks: dys|aes¦the¦sia
Pronunciation: /dɪsɪsˈθiːzɪə/

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(US dysesthesia)

Definition of dysaesthesia in English:

noun (plural dysaesthesiae /-zɪiː/ or dysaesthesias)

Medicine
An abnormal unpleasant sensation felt when touched, caused by damage to peripheral nerves.

Origin

early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek dusaisthēsia, from dys- 'bad' + aisthēsis 'sensation' + -ia1.

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