algesthesia

[ ăl′jĕs-thēzhə ]

n.

The ability to sense pain.
algesia

Nearby words

  1. algesic,
  2. algesidystrophy,
  3. algesimeter,
  4. algesiogenic,
  5. algesiometer,
  6. algesthesis,
  7. algetic,
  8. alghero,
  9. algicide,
  10. algid


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