hypesthesia

hypesthesia
hypesthesic /hip'euhs thee"zik, -sik, huy'peuhs-/, adj.
/hip'euhs thee"zheuh, -zhee euh, -zee euh, huy'peuhs-/, n. Pathol.
an abnormally weak sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch.
[HYP- + ESTHESIA]

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