thermaesthesia

[ thurm-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌθɜrm ɪsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun

Definition for thermaesthesia (2 of 2)

thermesthesia

or therm·aes·the·sia

[ thurm-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌθɜrm ɪsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun Pathology.

ability to perceive or sense cold or heat; sensitiveness to heat.

Origin of thermesthesia

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British Dictionary definitions for thermaesthesia

thermaesthesia

US thermesthesia

/ (ˌθɜːmɪsˈθiːzɪə) /

noun

sensitivity to various degrees of heat and cold

Word Origin for thermaesthesia

C19: from New Latin, from therm- + Greek aisthēsis feeling
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Medicine definitions for thermaesthesia

thermesthesia

[ thûrm′ĭs-thēzhə ]

n.

thermoesthesia

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