[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
- an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.
Origin of paresthesia
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- pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
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- A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
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