Etymology
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paraesthesia (n.)

also paresthesia, "abnormal sensation, hallucination of the senses," 1835, from para- (1), here meaning "disordered," + Greek aisthēsis "perception, feeling" (from PIE root *au- "to perceive") + abstract noun ending -ia.

updated on August 18, 2020

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Definitions of paraesthesia from WordNet

paraesthesia (n.)
abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage;
Synonyms: paresthesia
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