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paraesthesia

[par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Pathology
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paraesthetic
[par-uh s-thet-ik] /ˌpær əsˈθɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paraesthetic

paraesthesia

/ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc
Derived Forms
paraesthetic, (US) paresthetic (ˌpærɛsˈθɛtɪk) adjective
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Word Origin and History for paraesthetic

paraesthesia

n.

also paresthesia, 1835, from para- (here "disordered") + Greek aisthesis "perception" (see anaesthesia).

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paraesthetic in Medicine

paraesthesia par·aes·the·sia (pār'ĭs-thē'zhə)
n.
Variant of paresthesia.

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