hyperaphia

[ hahy-per-ey-fee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈeɪ fi ə /

noun Pathology.

abnormal sensitivity to touch.

Origin of hyperaphia

hyper- + Greek aph(ḗ) touch + -ia

Related forms

hy·per·aph·ic [hahy-per-af-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæf ɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for hyperaphia

hyperaphia

[ hī′pər-āfē-ə, -ăfē-ə ]

n.

Extreme sensitivity to touch.

Related forms

hy′per•aphic (-ăfĭk) adj.
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