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aesthesia

[es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun
1.
Also, aesthesis
[es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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esthesis

[es-thee-sis] /ɛsˈθi sɪs/
noun
1.
sensation; feeling.
Also, aesthesis.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek aísthēsis sensation, perception
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British Dictionary definitions for aestheses

aesthesia

/iːsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity
Word Origin
C20: back formation from anaesthesia
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aestheses in Medicine

aesthesia aes·the·sia or es·the·sia (ěs-thē'zhə)
n.
The ability to feel or perceive.

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