Hyperesthesia definition

hīpər-ĭs-thēzhə
An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.
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An abnormally high sensitivity of the skin or some sense organ.
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An abnormal or pathological increase in sensitivity to sensory stimuli, as of the skin to touch or the ear to sound.
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Unusual or pathological sensitivity of the skin or of a particular sense.
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Noun

Singular:
hyperesthesia
Plural:
hyperesthesias