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Variant of aesthesia.
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(Physiology) a US spelling of aesthesia
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(ɛsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

capacity for sensation or feeling.
[1875–80; < Greek aísthēs(is) sensation, perception + -ia]
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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"
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n. estesia;
percepción, sensación;
cualquier anomalía que afecte las sensaciones.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The word synesthesia comes from the roots "syn," meaning "together," and "esthesia," meaning "sensation." Just how many people have some form of synesthesia is difficult to gauge, partly because diagnosing it can be challenging.
The term anesthesia was later proposed by Morton, which means lack of esthesia, that is, sense.