obdormition


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obdormition

- Numbness caused by pressure on a nerve, as when a limb is "asleep."
See also related terms for nerve.
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If the top level is somewhere within the neck of the bottle, it is regarded as perfectly filled Aglet The metal or plastic-coated end of a shoelace Ferrule The metal band on the end of a pencil that holds the rubber in place Obdormition Numbness felt after pressure on a limb, such as sleeping on your arm so it falls asleep Peen The curved end of the hammer, opposite the flat hitting side Phosphenes The swirly lights seen when the eyes are closed tightly.