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aesthesia

[ es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun
a variant of esthesia.
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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesia

aesthesia

US esthesia

/ (iːsˈθiːzɪə) /

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

Word Origin for aesthesia

C20: back formation from anaesthesia
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Medical definitions for aesthesia

aesthesia

n.
The ability to feel or perceive.
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