sensation

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loss of sensation in the extremities acroanaesthesia , acroanesthesia
loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness anaesthesia , anesthesia
subjective sensation of hearing something auditory sensation , sound
epileptic seizure, sensation that precedes onset of aura
sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure aura
almost pleasurable sensation of fright chill , frisson , quiver , shiver , shudder , thrill , tingle
sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever chill , shivering
sensation produced by low temperatures cold , coldness
epilepsy in which the attack begins with an isolated disturbance of cerebral function (as a twitching of a limb or an illusory sensation or a mental disturbance) cortical epilepsy , focal epilepsy
point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve is knocked against the bone crazy bone , funny bone
uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin creepiness
sensation localized on the skin cutaneous sensation , haptic sensation , skin sensation
reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall dizziness , giddiness , lightheadedness , vertigo
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery epidural , epidural anaesthesia , epidural anesthesia
(psychophysics) the concept that the magnitude of a subjective sensation increases proportional to the logarithm of the stimulus intensity; based on early work by E. H. Weber Fechner's law , Weber-Fechner law
physical sensation that you experience feeling
sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin feeling , tactile sensation , tactual sensation , touch , touch sensation
urinary bladder disorder resulting from interruption of the reflex arc normally associated with voiding urine; absence of bladder sensation and over-filling of the bladder and inability to urinate voluntarily flaccid bladder
sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders) flush , hot flash
hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines formication
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