[ dis-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]

  1. any impairment of the senses, especially of the sense of touch.

  2. a condition in which light physical contact of the skin causes pain.

Origin of dysesthesia

<New Latin <Greek dysaisthēsía.See dys-, esthesia

Other words from dysesthesia

  • dys·es·thet·ic [dis-is-thet-ik], /ˌdɪs ɪsˈθɛt ɪk/, dys·aes·thet·ic, adjective

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