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  • n. Alternative spelling of dysesthesia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Impairment of any of the senses, esp. of touch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, impaired, diminished, or difficult sensation; dullness of feeling; numbness; insensibility in some degree. Also spelled dysesthesia.


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  • (dysaesthesia) may also be pain but are not necessarily so because, subjectively, they may not have the usual sensory qualities of pain.



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  • JM was quite touched by his brush with dysaesthesia.

    August 18, 2010

  • Loss of sensation. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008