pseudesthesia

pseudesthesia
1. SYN: paraphia. 2. A subjective sensation not arising from an external stimulus. SYN: pseudoesthesia (2). 3. SYN: phantom limb pain. [pseud- + G. aisthesis, sensation]

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pseud·es·the·sia (sd″es-theґzhə) [pseud- + esthesia] 1. synesthesia. 2. a sensation felt without any external stimulus.

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  • pseudesthesia — /sooh deuhs thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. See phantom limb pain. [1835 45; PSEUD + ESTHESIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudesthesia — /sooh deuhs thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. See phantom limb pain. [1835 45; PSEUD + ESTHESIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudoesthesia — 1. SYN: paraphia. 2. SYN: pseudesthesia (2). 3. SYN: phantom limb pain. * * * pseu·do·es·the·sia (soo″do es theґzhə) pseudesthesia …   Medical dictionary

  • phantom limb pain — Pathol. a phenomenon characterized by the experience of pain, discomfort, or other sensation in the area of a missing limb or other body part, as a breast. Also called pseudesthesia. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • phantom limb — noun The false sensation, which is often painful, that an amputated limb is still present and attached. Syn: phantom pain, phantom sensations, pseudesthesia …   Wiktionary

  • Pain — An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain may be contained to a discrete area, as in an injury …   Medical dictionary

  • paraphia — Any disorder of the sense of touch. SYN: pseudesthesia (1), pseudoesthesia (1). [para + G. haphe, touch] * * * pa·ra·phia (pə raґfe ə) [para + Gr. haphē touch + ia] a disorder of the sense of touch; called also dysaphia …   Medical dictionary

  • phantom limb — n an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated called also phantom pain, phantom sensations * * * the sensation that an arm or leg, or part of an arm or leg, is still attached to the body after it has been… …   Medical dictionary

  • phantom limb pain — noun pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑pain sensation, ↑painful sensation * * * Pathol. a phenomenon characterized by the experience of pain, discomfort, or other sensation in the area of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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