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acenesthesia

or a·coe·naes·the·sia

[ ey-see-nuhs-thee-zhuh ]
/ ˌeɪ si nəsˈθi ʒə /
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noun Psychiatry.

loss of the physical awareness of one's body.

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Origin of acenesthesia

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Medical definitions for acenesthesia

acenesthesia
[ ā-sē′nĭs-thēzhə, ā-sĕn′ĭs- ]

n.

Absence of the sensation of physical existence and well-being or of the consciousness of normal bodily functioning.
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