baresthesia

baresthesia

[bar-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun
the sense or perception of pressure.

Origin:
bar(o)- + esthesia

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baraesthesia or (US) baresthesia (ˌbærɪsˈθiːzɪə)
 
n
physiol the ability to sense pressure
 
[C20: from Greek baros weight + aesthesia]
 
baresthesia or (US) baresthesia
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek baros weight + aesthesia]

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baresthesia bar·es·the·sia (bār'ěs-thē'zhə)
n.
See pressure sense.

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