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pseudesthesia

[soo-duh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌsu dəsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; pseud- + esthesia
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pseudesthesia in Medicine

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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