obdormition

[ŏb′dôr-mĭshən]

n.

Numbness of an extremity due to pressure on the sensory nerve.

Nearby words

  1. obstetrical hand,
  2. obstetrical paralysis,
  3. obstetrically,
  4. obstetrician,
  5. obstetrician-gynecologist,
  6. obstinacy,
  7. obstinance,
  8. obstinate,
  9. obstinately,
  10. obstipation


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