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[ ey-see-nuh s-thee-zhuh ]
/ ˌeɪ si nəsˈθi ʒə /

noun Psychiatry.

loss of the physical awareness of one's body.

Origin of acenesthesia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for acenesthesia


[ ā-sē′nĭs-thēzhə, 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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