aesthesia

[es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
Also aes·the·sis [es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/.

esthesia

or aes·the·sia

[es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun
  1. capacity for sensation or feeling; sensitivity.

Origin of esthesia

1875–80; < Greek aísthēs(is) (see esthesis) + -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesia

aesthesia

US esthesia

noun
  1. the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity

Word Origin for aesthesia

C20: back formation from anaesthesia

esthesia

noun
  1. a US spelling of aesthesia
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aesthesia in Medicine

aesthesia

n.
  1. The ability to feel or perceive.

esthesia

[ĕs-thēzhə]
n.
  1. Variant ofaesthesia
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