Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of hypoalgesia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, diminished susceptibility to painful impressions; incipient analgesia.

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Examples

  • Examination at that time revealed the following: -- General sensation markedly reduced; hypalgesia, he allowed needles to be stuck into his tongue without flinching; walked in a stiff and stooping fashion; no Romberg; moderate vaso-motor stasis, with bluish, cold hands.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • The amnesia and the hypalgesia, which the patient manifested on admission, are the two symptoms which may perhaps be considered as more or less hysterical in nature.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • All superficial reflexes active; winced when pricked with a pin but there was a decided hypalgesia present.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

  • General hypalgesia was present; he responded but very feebly to pin pricks.

    Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

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