[ak-muh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
- awareness of sharp points through the sense of touch without experiencing pain.
Origin of acmesthesia
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- Sensitivity to pinprick.
- A sensation of a sharp point on the skin.
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