[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]See more synonyms for paresthesia on Thesaurus.com
- an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.
Origin of paresthesia
Related formspar·es·thet·ic [par-is-thet-ik] /ˌpær ɪsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
From New Latin,
dating back to 1855–60;
see origin at par-
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British Dictionary definitions for parestheticDerived Formsparesthetic (ˌpærɛsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
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Related formspar′es•thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
- A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
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