hypesthesia

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hy·pes·the·sia

 (hī′pĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
Variant of hypoesthesia.

hypesthesia

(ˌhɪpiːsˈθiːzɪə; ˌhaɪ-)
n
(Pathology) the usual US spelling of hypaesthesia
hypesthesic adj

hyp•es•the•sia

(ˌhɪp əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌhaɪ pəs-)

n.
an abnormally weak sense of pain, heat, cold, or touch (opposed to hyperesthesia).
[1885–95; hyp- + esthesia]
hyp`es•the′sic (-ˈθi zɪk, -sɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypesthesia - impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"