Definition of dysaesthesia in English:

dysaesthesia

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

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(US dysesthesia)

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.

More definitions of dysaesthesia

Definition of dysaesthesia in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw