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or es·the·sia  (ĕs-thē′zhə)
The ability to feel or perceive sensations.

[Back-formation from anesthesia.]


(iːsˈθiːzɪə) or


(Physiology) the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity
[C20: back formation from anaesthesia]
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Noun1.aesthesia - mental responsiveness and awareness
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
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Comparison of glycogen store in rats and guinea pigs: effects of an aesthesia, fasting and re-feeding.
The disease is known as Surra locally, and is characterized by intermittent fever, progressive anemia, emaciation, edema of the dependent parts of the body, the other common clinical signs are including sweating, lacrimation, nasal discharge, hyper aesthesia, urticarial plaque formation on the skin, conjunctivitis, petechial hemorrhage, hindquarter muscles atrophy and posterior paralysis [4].
His concern contained in the secondary thesis, by describing the romantic soul that seeks to distract from the boredom, is repeated in the end of his life, in his last book wrote by him alone, converting the aesthesia privileged moments in the poeticization of everyday life.