PAR-ESTHETIC

paresthesia

[par-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun Pathology.
an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.


Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin; see par-, esthesia

paresthetic [par-is-thet-ik] , adjective
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paresthesia (ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə)
 
n
pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
 
paresthetic
 
adj

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paresthesia par·es·the·sia or par·aes·the·sia (pār'ĭs-thē'zhə)
n.
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.


par'es·thet'ic (-thět'ĭk) adj.
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