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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 previewA Practical Treatise on Nervous Diseases for the Medical Student and General Practitioner (1904)

by Frank Savary Pearce

Algesia refers to the pain produced in a part either by external or subjective stimulation of sensory nerve-fibres or neurones. Muscle sense is that phenomenon by which we distinguish space, shape, size ; also the location of parts of the body.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

meter algesia 1.

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 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 ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Algesia State of increased sensitivity, to pain sometimes provoked by stimuli not normally painful. Algesthesia The appreciation of pain especially hypersensitivity to painful stimuli, a form of hyperesthesia. Algid Chilly cold. Alimentary Relating ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

'HRITH 3TAaT #" aRI HRTFät Algesia. Excessive or extreme sensitiveness to pain; hyperaesthesia ...

Google previewthe new international encyclopaedia (1916)

Algesia is universal arithmetic, and has many features in common with arithmetic. The fundamental operations are the same, with the exception that algebra takes up the more general cases. The limitations of algebra are brought out in the ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

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