caumesthesia

[ kô′mĭs-thēzhə ]

n.

A sensation of burning heat irrespective of the temperature of the air.

Nearby words

  1. cranioscopy,
  2. craniospinal,
  3. craniostenosis,
  4. craniosynostosis,
  5. craniotabes,
  6. craniotympanic,
  7. cranium,
  8. crank,
  9. crank in,
  10. crank letter


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