[ ey-see-nuh s-thee-zhuh ]
/ ˌeɪ si nəsˈθi ʒə /
loss of the physical awareness of one's body.
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Medical definitions for acenesthesia
[ ā-sē′nĭs-thē′zhə, ā-sĕn′ĭs- ]
Absence of the sensation of physical existence and well-being or of the consciousness of normal bodily functioning.
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