Medical Definition of Hypalgia
1. Synonym: hypalgesia. Origin: G. Hypo, under, + algos, pain (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypalgia
Literary usage of Hypalgia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1881)
"... I prefer the term " hypalgia." It is well known that the normal sensibility of the skin varies greatly in different portions of the body surface, ..."
2. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"... up to the point of analgesia. In the latter event there may be pronounced painful anesthesia. Diminution or abolition of the sense of pain (hypalgia and ..."
3. A Practical Treatise on Medical Diagnosis for Students and Physicians by John Herr Musser (1913)
"Among the objective symptoms are increase of the reflexes, narrowing of the pupils, and hyperesthesia, with more or less hypalgia. ..."
4. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"Belonging to hypalgia; hypal'gic. Hy'per (imip). A Greek preposition signifying " above," " beyond," and, hence, " excessive" (ii, implying excess); ..."
5. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1881)
"... in the same manner "hypalgia "expresses a diminution of the sense of pain, not necessarily accompanied by diminution of other sensations, ..."