hyperaphia

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

noun Pathology.

abnormal sensitivity to touch.

Nearby words

  1. hyperaldosteronism,
  2. hyperalgesia,
  3. hyperalimentation,
  4. hyperamylasemia,
  5. hyperanakinesia,
  6. hyperbaric,
  7. hyperbaric chamber,
  8. hyperbaric oxygen,
  9. hyperbarism,
  10. hyperbaton

Origin of hyperaphia

hyper- + Greek aph(ḗ) touch + -ia

Related formshy·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 formshy′per•aphic (-ăfĭk) adj.


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