[dis-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun Pathology.
any impairment of the senses, especially of the sense of touch.
a condition in which light physical contact of the skin causes pain.

< Neo-Latin < Greek dysaisthēsía. See dys-, esthesia

dysesthetic [dis-is-thet-ik] , dysaesthetic, adjective
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dysesthesia dys·es·the·sia (dĭs'ĭs-thē'zhə)

  1. Impairment of sensation, especially that of touch.

  2. A condition in which an unpleasant sensation is produced by ordinary stimuli.

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