Definition of Thermalgesia

1. Noun. Pain caused by heat.

Generic synonyms: Hurting, Pain



Medical Definition of Thermalgesia

1. High sensibility to heat; pain caused by a slight degree of heat. Synonym: thermoalgesia. Origin: therm-+ G. Algesis, sense of pain (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermalgesia

thermal printer
thermal printers
thermal radiation
thermal reactor
thermal resistor
thermal resource
thermal rocket
thermal rockets
thermal sense
thermal sensors
thermal spectrum
thermal spring
thermal springs
thermal turbulence
thermal velocity
thermalgesia (current term)
thermalgia
thermalgravimetric
thermalisation
thermalise
thermalised
thermalises
thermalising
thermalism
thermality
thermalization
thermalizations
thermalize
thermalized
thermalizes

Literary usage of Thermalgesia

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1. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1907)
"... or exposure to heat or cold (thermalgesia). Hyperaesthesia of the temperature sense alone is shown especially in excessive sensitiveness to cold. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"... or it may be so acute as to cause extreme pain from the slightest contact (hyperalgesia) or exposure to heat or cold (thermalgesia). ..."

3. Diseases of the skin: Inluding the Acute Eruptive Fevers by Frank Crozer Knowles (1914)
"... to heat or cold (thermalgesia), or so severe as to cause external pain from the slightest touch (hyperalgesia). Hyperesthesia may be symptomatic or ..."

4. Vocabulary Studies by Fred M. Gerlach (1917)
"thermalgesia Thorax (a) In Oxford, a beginning Latin course. (b) The part of the body between the neck and the abdomen. (c) A disease common among sheep (d) ..."

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