thermesthesia


thermesthesia

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therm·es·the·sia (thurm″es-theґzhə) temperature sense.

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  • thermesthesia — or thermaesthesia [thʉrm΄es thē′zhə, thʉrm΄es thēzhē ə, thʉrm΄es thē′zē ə] n. [ModL: see THERMO & ESTHESIA] sensibility to heat and cold …   English World dictionary

  • thermesthesia — /therrm is thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Pathol. ability to perceive or sense cold or heat; sensitiveness to heat. Also, thermaesthesia. [THERM + ESTHESIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • thermesthesia — n. sensitivity to heat; ability to sense hot or cold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thermesthesia — /θɜməsˈθiʒə/ (say thermuhs theezhuh), / ˈθiziə/ (say theezeeuh) noun US → thermaesthesia …   Australian English dictionary

  • thermesthesia — /therrm is thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. Pathol. ability to perceive or sense cold or heat; sensitiveness to heat. Also, thermaesthesia. [THERM + ESTHESIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • therm- — var. of thermo before a vowel: thermesthesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • thermaesthesia — /therrm is thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. thermesthesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • thermesthesiometer — SYN: thermoesthesiometer. * * * therm·es·the·si·om·e·ter (thurm″əs the″ze omґə tər) [thermesthesia + meter] an instrument for measuring sensibility to heat …   Medical dictionary

  • thermoesthesia — The ability to distinguish differences of temperature. SYN: temperature sense, thermal sense, thermic sense, thermesthesia. [thermo + G. aisthesis, sensation] * * * ther·mo·es·the·sia (thur″mo es theґzhə) temperature sense …   Medical dictionary

  • temperature sense — the faculty by which differences in temperature are distinguished by the thermoreceptors; called also thermesthesia and thermoesthesia …   Medical dictionary


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