Definition of Hypoesthesia

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

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



Definition of Hypoesthesia

1. Noun. partial loss of tactile sensation; numbness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hypoesthesia

1. A condition where the body is much less sensitive than normal to stimulation from such things as light, touch, or pain. Compare: hyperaesthesia. Origin: Gr. Aisthesis = sensation (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypoesthesia

hypodipsia
hypodynamia
hypodynamic
hypoeccrisis
hypoeccritic
hypoechoic
hypoed
hypoellipse
hypoellipses
hypoelliptic
hypoelliptic operator
hypoendemic
hypoeosinophilia
hypoesophoria
hypoesthesia (current term)
hypoesthesias
hypoeutectoid
hypoexophoria
hypoferraemia
hypoferremia
hypoferric anaemia
hypofibrinolysis
hypofibrinolytic
hypofluorite
hypofluorous
hypofluorous acid
hypofractionated
hypofrontality

Literary usage of Hypoesthesia

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

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"... sense and slight hypoesthesia of the left hand. Orientation, memory and attention were normal. The movements of the right arm were poorly executed, ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"... sense and slight hypoesthesia of the left hand. Orientation, memory and attention were normal. The movements of the right arm were poorly executed, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"In the lower extremities these cutaneous elements are more frequently involved, and there is often some distal hypoesthesia to light touch or even to ..."

4. 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 (1920)
"In the following May he noted a dimness of vision in the right eye, closely followed by fainting attacks with rigidity and spasms, numbness and hypoesthesia ..."

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