hyperaphic

hyperaphia

[hahy-per-ey-fee-uh]
noun Pathology.
abnormal sensitivity to touch.

Origin:
hyper- + Greek aph() touch + -ia

hyperaphic [hahy-per-af-ik] , adjective
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hyperaphia hy·per·a·phi·a (hī'pər-ā'fē-ə, -āf'ē-ə)
n.
Extreme sensitivity to touch.


hy'per·aph'ic (-āf'ĭk) adj.
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