thermalgesia


thermalgesia
High sensibility to heat; pain caused by a slight degree of heat. SYN: thermoalgesia. [therm- + G. algesis, sense of pain]

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ther·mal·ge·sia (thur″məl-jeґze-ə) [therm- + algesia] a dysesthesia in which the application of heat produces pain; called also thermoalgesia. Cf. thermohyperalgesia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • thermalgesia — /therrm al jee zee euh, see euh/, n. Med. pain caused by heat. [THERM + ALGESIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • thermalgesia — n. pain which is caused by heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thermalgesia — thermoalgesia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thermalgesia — noun pain caused by heat • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting * * * /therrm al jee zee euh, see euh/, n. Med. pain caused by heat. [THERM + ALGESIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Термалгезия (Thermoalgesia, Thermalgesia) — чрезмерная чувствительность к теплу; аномальное чувство боли, вызываемое незначительным повышением температуры. Термалгезия является разновидностью дизестезии, а также одним из симптомов частичного повреждения какого либо периферического нерва… …   Медицинские термины

  • thermoalgesia — thermalgesia; n. an abnormal sense of pain that is felt when part of the body is warmed. It is a type of dysaesthesia and is a symptom of partial damage to a peripheral nerve or to the fibre tracts conducting temperature sensation to the brain …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thermoalgesia — SYN: thermalgesia. * * * (thermalgesia) n. an abnormal sense of pain that is felt when part of the body is warmed. It is a type of dysaesthesiae and is a symptom of partial damage to a peripheral nerve or to the fibre tracts conducting… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperthermalgesia — Extreme sensitiveness to heat. [hyper + G. therme, heat, + algesis, pain] * * * hy·per·ther·mal·ge·sia (hi″pər thur″məl jeґze ə) [hyper + thermalgesia] abnormally increased sensitivity to heat (thermalgesia). Called… …   Medical dictionary

  • thermohyperalgesia — Excessive thermalgesia. [thermo + G. hyper, over, algesis, sense of pain] * * * ther·mo·hy·per·al·ge·sia (thur″mo hi″pər al jeґze ə) a condition in which the application of moderate heat causes extreme pain …   Medical dictionary

  • ТЕРМАЛГЕЗИЯ — (thermoalgesia, thermalgesia) чрезмерная чувствительность к теплу; аномальное чувство боли, вызываемое незначительным повышением температуры. Термалгезия является разновидностью дизестезии, а также одним из симптомов частичного повреждения какого …   Толковый словарь по медицине