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Definition of the noun Algesia

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  1. [medicine] sensitivity to pain


Algesia, from the Greek word algesis, is the sensitivity to pain. The term is sometimes used to refer to hyperalgesia.

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Google previewSystematic Medical Terminology (2015)

by Mohammed Alqumber

Similarly, since algesia means to feel pain, an analgestic drug is one that ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

algesia (algesthesia). unusual sensitivity or hypersensitivity to pain. Cf. hyperesthesia. algesic (algetic). painful. algesthesia.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

algesia n ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain (2002)

by Roberto Patarca Montero

Visceral algesia in irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and sphincter of oddi dysfunction, type III. Digestive Disease Sciences 44(3):63 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

Algesia is sensitivity to pain.

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2000)

Algesia (Algesis). Sensitivity to pain. Algesimeter (Algesiometer). An instrument with a sharp end designed to measure sensitivity to pain by pressing the ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

algesia, sensitivity to pain) .

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

ALGESIA The capacity to experience pain. cf: algedonic; ct: analgesia. ALGOPHOBIA 1. A phobia q.v. 2. An irrational and morbid fear of pain. ALIENATION 1. The condition of being uninvolved in, or estranged from others or society in general.

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

shoulder blades pain sensitivity algesia algesic algetic pain sensitivity in excess hyperalgesia hyperalgia pain severe megalgia pain of skin dermatalgia dermatodynia erythromelalgia rodonalgia pain in sieep hypnalgia experienced during ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

Second Edition by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

algesia (1) Sense of pain. (2) Heightened ...

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