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cryptesthesia

[krip-tuh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌkrɪp təsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Psychology
1.
allegedly paranormal perception, as clairvoyance or clairaudience.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; crypt(o)- + esthesia
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British Dictionary definitions for cryptesthesia

cryptaesthesia

/ˌkrɪptəsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(psychol) another term for extrasensory perception
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cryptesthesia in Medicine

cryptesthesia crypt·es·the·sia or crypt·aes·the·sia (krĭp'tĭs-thē'zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
A mode of paranormal perception, such as clairvoyance.

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