algesthesis

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al·ges·the·sis (al″jes-theґsis) algesthesia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • algesthesia — 1. The appreciation of pain. 2. Hypersensitivity to pain. SYN: algesia, algesthesis. [G. algos, pain, + aisthesis, sensation] * * * al·ges·the·sia (al″jes theґzhə) [alge + esthesia] 1. nociception. 2. any painful sensation …   Medical dictionary

  • alg- — combining form or algo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek alg , from algos : pain algesthesis …   Useful english dictionary

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