[dis-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
- any impairment of the senses, especially of the sense of touch.
- a condition in which light physical contact of the skin causes pain.
Origin of dysesthesia
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- Impairment of sensation, especially that of touch.
- A condition in which an unpleasant sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli.
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