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aesthesia

[es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
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noun
  1. esthesia.
Also aes·the·sis [es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/.

esthesis

or aes·the·sis

[es-thee-sis]
noun
  1. sensation; feeling.

Origin of esthesis

First recorded in 1850–55, esthesis is from the Greek word aísthēsis sensation, perception
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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesis

aesthesia

US esthesia

noun
  1. the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity

Word Origin

C20: back formation from anaesthesia
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aesthesis in Medicine

aesthesia

n.
  1. The ability to feel or perceive.
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