from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, diminished susceptibility to painful impressions; incipient analgesia.
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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.
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.
All superficial reflexes active; winced when pricked with a pin but there was a decided hypalgesia present.
General hypalgesia was present; he responded but very feebly to pin pricks.