algesia
SYN: algesthesia. [G. algesis, a sense of pain]

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al·ge·sia al-'jē-zē-ə, -'jē-zhə n sensitivity to pain
al·ge·sic -'jē-zik, -sik adj

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al·ge·sia (al-jeґze-ə) 1. nociception. 2. excessive sensitivity to pain, a type of hyperesthesia. algesic algetic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Algesia — Algesia, from the Greek word algesis , is the sensitivity to pain. The term is sometimes used to refer to hyperalgesia (an extreme sensitivity).Analgesics, most commonly known as painkillers, are used to reduce the feeling of pain …   Wikipedia

  • algesia — s. f. Sensibilidade à dor …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • algesia — algesic /al jee zik, sik/, adj. /al jee zee euh, see euh/, n. Med. sensitivity to pain; hyperesthesia. [ < NL < Gk álges(is) feeling of pain + NL ia IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • algesia — noun sensitivity to pain …   Wiktionary

  • -algesia — ► Elemento sufijal que entra en la formación de palabras con el significado de sensación dolorosa, sufrimiento: analgesia …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • algesia — ► femenino MEDICINA Sensibilidad al dolor …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • algesia — al·ge·sì·a s.f. TS med. sensibilità al dolore Contrari: analgesia. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1892. ETIMO: der. del gr. álgēsis, der. di álgos dolore , con 1 ia …   Dizionario italiano

  • algesia — pl.f. algesie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • algesia — n. extreme sensitivity to pain …   English contemporary dictionary

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