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Definition of the noun aesthesia

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noun - plural: aesthesias

  1. mental responsiveness and awareness
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • alternative spelling: esthesia
    • synonym of aesthesia: sensibility
    • more generic word: consciousness = an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation

Alternative definition of the noun aesthesia


  1. The ability to perceive sensations

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Google previewUnderstanding Creative Users of ICTs (2013)

Users as Social Actors by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

Aesthesia is the abilitytofeel andperceive; itisa medical term,but one might appropriate it to describe an affective state of response, a heightening of awareness, which is a counter to the widespread assumption of anesthetizationin the faceof ...

Google previewCulture, Aesthetics and Affect in Ubiquitous Media (2013)

The Prosaic Image by Helen Grace

Aesthesia is the ability to feel and perceive, a medical term we might appropriate to describe an affective state of response, a heightening of awareness, which is a counter to the widespread assumption of anesthetization in the face of ...

Google previewSystematic Medical Terminology (2015)

by Mohammed Alqumber

Also, since the stem aesthesia means sensation (feeling), thus anesthesia means without sensation. Similarly, since algesia means to feel pain, an analgestic drug is one that ...

Google previewERS Handbook of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (2013)

by Ernst Eber, Fabio Midulla

Sedation or general aesthesia is a prerequisite. Ultrasound is preferred as a guiding modality due to the lack of ionising Drainage complications include septic shock, bacteraemia, bleeding, superinfection, bowel or. 194 ERS Handbook: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Criminological Theory (2010)

by Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox

Schizothymes were found to be psychaesthetic between being sensitive and cold as to psycho- aesthesia and mood; jerky temperamental curve between stable and tenacious as to psychic-tempo; inadequate to stimulus as to psycho-motility; ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

aesthesia/esthƝމzhۑ/, 1. capacity for perception. 2. sensitivity or feeling. 3. any disorder of the nervous system that affects perception or sensitivity. Also spelt esthesia. -aesthesia, -esthesia, suffix meaning '(condition of) ...

Google previewDictionary of Rheumatology (2009)

by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer

Hypo or hyper aesthesia is present on the medial side of the first and second toe. The strength of the extensor digitorum brevis muscle is weakened. Medial tarsal syndrome The tibial nerve is compressed by the flexor reticulatum behind the ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

aesthesia ' Ästhesie f (psy. aes) -—> perceptive faculty‚ sensitivity, sentience‚ sensation aesthesis —) aesthesia aesthete - Ästhet m (aes) < an lover, ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

foggiest ~Esttelu - Estella ~faaghorn - foghorn ~estthheet - aesthete ~faakkeer - fakir ~estthheet - esthete ~faaks -fox ~estthheezhu - aesthesia ~faaksee - foxy ~ estthheezhu - esthesia ~faaksee'ist - foxiest ~estthhetik - aesthetic ~faakseeyist ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communication (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

aesthesia [< Greek AISTHESIS 'perception, senseimpression'] 1.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

A sensory cell of primitive animals, aesthesia (ësthë'zîä) n. [Gk. air/herir, sensation.] Sensibility. aestival (és'tïväl, ëstî' väl) a. [L. игл/аз, Summen] Produced in, or perl. summer. aestivatton (ës'tïvä'shůn ) n.

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communications (2014)

by Marcel Danesi

portraying them less sharply; based on the phenomenon of atmospheric distortion aerial shot camera shottaken from ahighposition abovethe action aesthesia inboth art criticism and psychology, asubject's sensoryand emotional reactionto a ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words

by Robert Sungenis

aesthesia, n. the perception of the external world by the senses. Greek: aesthesis: a perceiving. aesthetic, adj. that which concerns the beautiful, as opposed to the useful, scientific or moral. Greek: aisthetikos: ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aesthesia. esthesia. aesthesis. esthesis. Aethusa (formerly Cynapium). a genus of herbs (Family Apiaceae).

Google previewHarty's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Peter Heasman, Giles McCracken

aesthesia The capacity of feeling, sensing or perceiving. aesthetic dentistry Term used to describe the treatment techniques used to improve the position and symmetry of the teeth, jaws and face in order to improve the appearance, as well as ...

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