from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
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- n. A sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin, with no obvious cause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See paræsthesia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
New Latin paraesthēsia : par(a)-1 + Greek aisthēsis, feeling; see anesthesia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)