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acmesthesia

or ac·maes·the·sia

[ ak-muhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌæk məsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Psychology.
awareness of sharp points through the sense of touch without experiencing pain.
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Origin of acmesthesia

<Greek akm() acme + esthesia

Words nearby acmesthesia

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