esthesia


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es·the·sia

 (ĕs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of aesthesia.

esthesia

(iːsˈθiːzɪə)
n
(Physiology) a US spelling of aesthesia

es•the•sia

(ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
capacity for sensation or feeling.
[1875–80; < Greek aísthēs(is) sensation, perception + -ia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.esthesia - mental responsiveness and awareness
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
Translations

es·the·si·a

n. estesia;
percepción, sensación;
cualquier anomalía que afecte las sensaciones.
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