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hyperaphia

[hahy-per-ey-fee-uh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. abnormal sensitivity to touch.
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Origin of hyperaphia

hyper- + Greek aph(ḗ) touch + -ia
Related formshy·per·aph·ic [hahy-per-af-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæf ɪk/, adjective
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hyperaphia in Medicine

hyperaphia

(hī′pər-āfē-ə, -ăfē-ə)
n.
  1. Extreme sensitivity to touch.
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Related formshy′per•aphic (-ăfĭk) adj.
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