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par·es·the·sia

also par·aes·the·sia  (păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.

[New Latin paraesthēsia : par(a)- + Greek aisthēsis, feeling; see anesthesia.]

par′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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paresthesia

(ˌpærɛsˈθiːzɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
paresthetic adj
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par•es•the•sia

(ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
an abnormal tingling or prickling sensation; pins and needles.
[1855–60]
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paresthesia, paraesthesia

any abnormal physical sensation, as itching, a tickling feeling, etc. — paresthetic, paraesthetic, adj.
See also: Body, Human, Perception
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paresthesia - abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
formication - hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines
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Translations

par·es·the·si·a

n. parestesia, sensación de hormigueo o de calambre que se asocia a una lesión de un nervio periférico.
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paresthesia

n parestesia
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Of the patients who underwent submental incision, 5 (29.4%) experienced transient paresthesia that lasted <1 month, whereas other cases experienced no complication.

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