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hypoesthesia

[hahy-poh-es-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌhaɪ poʊ ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
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hypoesthesia hy·po·es·the·sia (hī'pō-ĭs-thē'zhə) or hy·pes·the·sia (hī'pĭs-)
n.
Partial loss of sensitivity to sensory stimuli; diminished sensation.


hy'pes·the'sic (-thē'sĭk, -zĭk) or hy'pes·thet'ic (-thět'ĭk) adj.
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