[hip-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, hahy-puh s-]
- an abnormally weak sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch.
Also hy·po·es·the·sia [hahy-poh-es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/.
Origin of hypesthesia
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There are likely to be spots of hyperesthesia or hypesthesia or even complete anesthesia somewhere on the skin.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
- the usual US spelling of hypaesthesia
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- Variant ofhypoesthesia
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