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thermaesthesia

US thermesthesia

/ (ˌθɜːmɪsˈθiːzɪə) /
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noun
sensitivity to various degrees of heat and cold
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Word Origin for thermaesthesia

C19: from New Latin, from therm- + Greek aisthēsis feeling
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