pseudesthesia

pseudesthesia

[soo-duhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

Origin:
1835–45; pseud- + esthesia

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pseudesthesia pseud·es·the·sia (sōō'dĭs-thē'zhə) or pseu·do·es·the·sia (sōō'dō-ĭs-)
n.

  1. A subjective sensation not arising from an external stimulus.

  2. See phantom limb.

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