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hypesthesia

or hyp路aes路the路sia

[ hip-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, hahy-puhs- ]
/ 藢h瑟p 蓹s藞胃i 蕭蓹, -蕭i 蓹, -zi 蓹, 藢ha瑟 p蓹s- /
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noun Pathology.
an abnormally weak sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch.
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Also hy路po路es路the路sia [hahy-poh-es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /藢ha瑟 po蕣 蓻s藞胃i 蕭蓹, -蕭i 蓹, -zi 蓹/ .
Compare hyperesthesia.

Origin of hypesthesia

OTHER WORDS FROM hypesthesia

hyp路es路the路sic [hip-uhs-thee-zik, -sik, hahy-puhs-], /藢h瑟p 蓹s藞胃i z瑟k, -s瑟k, 藢ha瑟 p蓹s-/, adjective
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How to use hypesthesia in a sentence

  • There are likely to be spots of hyperesthesia or hypesthesia or even complete anesthesia somewhere on the skin.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh

British Dictionary definitions for hypesthesia

hypesthesia
/ (藢h瑟pi藧s藞胃i藧z瑟蓹, 藢ha瑟-) /

noun
the usual US spelling of hypaesthesia

Derived forms of hypesthesia

hypesthesic (藢h瑟pi藧s藞胃i藧s瑟k, 藢ha瑟-), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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