polyesthesia

[ pŏl′ē-ĭs-thēzhə ]

n.

A disorder of sensation in which a single touch or other stimulus is felt as several.

Nearby words

  1. polyendocrine deficiency syndrome,
  2. polyene,
  3. polyenoic acid,
  4. polyergic,
  5. polyester,
  6. polyestrous,
  7. polyethene,
  8. polyether,
  9. polyethnic,
  10. polyethylene


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