hypalgesia

[hip-al-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh, hahy-pal-]
Also hy·pal·gia [hi-pal-juh, -jee-uh, hahy-] /hɪˈpæl dʒə, -dʒi ə, haɪ-/.

Origin of hypalgesia

First recorded in 1880–85; hyp- + algesia
Related formshyp·al·ge·sic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypalgesia

hypalgesia

noun
  1. pathol diminished sensitivity to pain
Derived Formshypalgesic, adjective
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hypalgesia in Medicine

hypalgesia

[hĭp′ăl-jēzhə, hī′păl-]
n.
  1. Diminished sensitivity to pain.
Related formshyp′al•gesic (-zĭk) adj.
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