an abnormal sensation, as of burning, prickling, etc. on the skin
Origin of paresthesiaModL: see para- and amp; esthesia
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
Origin of paresthesiaNew Latin paraesth&emacron;sia : par(a)–1 + Greek aisth&emacron;sis, feeling; see anesthesia.