Definition of Hypesthesia

1. Noun. Impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity.

Exact synonyms: Hypoesthesia
Generic synonyms: Disability, Disablement, Handicap, Impairment



Definition of Hypesthesia

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hypoesthesia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hypesthesia

1. Decreased sensitivity to touch and pain. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypesthesia

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hypervolia
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hyperwhite
hyperæmia
hyperæmic
hyperæsthesia
hyperæsthesiæ
hyperæsthetic
hyperæsthetical
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hypesthesia (current term)
hypethral
hypha
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hyphal
hyphedonia
hyphema
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hyphemias
hyphen
hyphen-minus
hyphen-minuses
hyphenate
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Literary usage of Hypesthesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"Sensations: Upper limb—Touch hypesthesia, pain analgesia, ... Lower limb—Touch and pain hypesthesia, to heat and cold hypesthesia (slight). ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"There was no improvement and on July 17 some hypesthesia was discovered on the ulnar side of ... Shaded region, area of more marked hypesthesia to contact, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In the 12 percent condition, hypesthesia outlasted CSD by a median of 16 minutes ... In all cases the onset of hypesthesia and the onset of ECoG depression ..."

4. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"hypesthesia and Anesthesia of the Sense Perception. ... hypesthesia or anesthesia in the sense of vision shows itself in the complaints of the patient that ..."

5. Neuropsychiatry and the War: A Bibliography with Abstracts by Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams (1918)
"The accompanying symptoms are hypesthesia, stereognosis and pain and heaviness in the region of the skull lesion. A secondary operation brought great relief ..."

6. Neuropsychiatry and the War: A Bibliography with Abstracts : Supplement I by Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams (1918)
"The accompanying symptoms are hypesthesia, stereognosis and pain and heaviness in the region of the skull lesion. A secondary operation brought great relief ..."

7. Text-book of general and special pathology for students and practitioners by Henry Turner Brooks (1915)
"The hypesthesia in beriberi develops in four different regions of the body in the ... Upon the dorsum of the feet or upon the legs the hypesthesia usually ..."

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