thermaesthesia

[thurm-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

noun


Nearby words

  1. therm-,
  2. therm.,
  3. therma,
  4. thermacogenesis,
  5. thermae,
  6. thermal,
  7. thermal analysis,
  8. thermal anesthesia,
  9. thermal barrier,
  10. thermal capacity

thermesthesia

or therm·aes·the·sia

[thurm-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

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

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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