paraesthesia

[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

noun Pathology.


Related formspar·aes·thet·ic [par-uh s-thet-ik] /ˌpær əsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paraesthetic

paraesthesia

US paresthesia

noun

pathol an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc
Derived Formsparaesthetic or US paresthetic (ˌpærɛsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
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Word Origin and History for paraesthetic

paraesthesia

n.

also paresthesia, 1835, from para- (here "disordered") + Greek aisthesis "perception" (see anaesthesia).

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paraesthetic in Medicine

paraesthesia

[părĭs-thēzhə]

n.

Variant ofparesthesia
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