Condition in which ordinarily nonpainful stimuli evoke pain. [allo- + G. odyne, pain]

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al·lo·dyn·ia .al-ə-'din-ē-ə n pain resulting from a stimulus (as a light touch of the skin) which would not normally provoke pain also a condition marked by allodynia

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al·lo·dyn·ia (al″o-dinґe-ə) [all- + -odynia] pain resulting from a non-noxious stimulus to normal skin.

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