[ es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
Words nearby aesthesia
Also aes·the·sis [es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/.
Definition for aesthesis (2 of 2)
[ es-thee-sis ]
/ ɛsˈθi sɪs /
Origin of esthesis
First recorded in 1850–55, esthesis is from the Greek word aísthēsis sensation, perception
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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesis
/ (iːsˈθiːzɪə) /
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 aesthesis
The ability to feel or perceive.
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