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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)
.

esthesia

or aesthesia

[es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun
1.
capacity for sensation or feeling; sensitivity.
Origin of esthesia
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek aísthēs(is) (see esthesis) + -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for aesthesia

aesthesia

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

esthesia

/iːsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
a US spelling of aesthesia
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aesthesia in Medicine

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

esthesia es·the·sia (ěs-thē'zhə)
n.
Variant of aesthesia.

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