algesic

algesia

[al-jee-zee-uh, -see-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
sensitivity to pain; hyperesthesia.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek álgēs(is) feeling of pain + Neo-Latin -ia -ia

algesic [al-jee-zik, -sik] , adjective
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algesia (ælˈdʒiːzɪə, -sɪə)
 
n
physiol the capacity to feel pain
 
[New Latin from Greek algēsis sense of pain]
 
al'gesic
 
adj
 
al'getic
 
adj

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algesia al·ge·si·a (āl-jē'zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
Hypersensitivity to pain. Also called algesthesia.

algesic al·ge·sic (āl-jē'zĭk, -sĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.

  2. Relating to or causing pain.

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