acenesthesia

acenesthesia

[ey-see-nuhs-thee-zhuh]
noun Psychiatry.
loss of the physical awareness of one's body.


Origin:
a-6 + cenesthesia

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acenesthesia a·ce·nes·the·si·a (ā-sē'nĭs-thē'zē-ə, -zhə, ā-sěn'ĭs-)
n.
Absence of the sensation of physical existence and well-being or of the consciousness of normal bodily functioning.

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