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Definition of the noun hypoesthesia

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noun - plural: hypoesthesias

  1. impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity


  1. Hypoesthesia refers to a reduced sense of touch or sensation, or a partial loss of sensitivity to sensory stimuli. In everyday speech this is sometimes referred to as "numbness".
    • also known as Reduced sensation, Impaired sensation, Decreased sensation, Reduced sense of touch
  2. Hypoesthesia: Impairment of tactile sensitivity manifesting as partial loss of sensitivity to sensory stimuli.

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Google previewPain Medicine Pocketpedia (2012)

by Hyung S. Kim

Hypoesthesia is a decreased sensitivity to stimulation. Hyperpathia is an increase in painful response to a stimulus, especiallya repetitive stimulus. Epidemiology - Pain is universal to the human experience. In the United States, itappears that ...

Google previewMathog's Atlas of Craniofacial Trauma (2012)

by Mathog, Michael A. Carron, Terry Y. Shibuya

Postoperative hypoesthesia is a common sequela following blowout fractures. The neural deficit may also be associated with paresthesia and pain over the distribution of the infraorbital nerve and its maxillary branches. Theoretically, an early ...

Google previewJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1906)

Hypoesthesia is the term heretofore employed to express this condition, but its awkward form at least excuses the employment of hypesthesia as a more euphonious and therefore more satisfactory expression. That there is a close relationship ...

Google previewTransactions of the American Neurological Association (1904)

Hypoesthesia is the term heretofore employed to express this condition, but its awkward form at least excuses the employment of hypesthesia as a more euphonious and therefore more satisfactory expression. That there is a close relationship ...

Google previewContemporary Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (2016)

A Clinical Guide by Tobias S. Köhler, Kevin T. McVary

Hence, the ICSD noted that while topical therapy is moderately effective, penile hypoesthesia is a significant adverse side effect in the male. In the female, transvaginal absorption with possible vaginal numbness and female anorgasmia may ...

Google previewCore Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing - E-Book (2017)


Hypoesthesia is the reduction in sensitivity to stimuli, with the exception of the special senses (International Association for the Study of Pain, 2012). O. Labor pain is described in the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses as an emotional and sensory ...

Google previewCarranza's Clinical Periodontology (2014)

Expert Consult: Online by Michael G. Newman, Henry Takei, Perry R. Klokkevold, Fermin A. Carranza

Hypoesthesia is a neuropathy defined by impaired sensory function that is sometimes associated with phantom pain. Hyperesthesia is a neuropathy defined by the presence of pain phenomena with minimal or no sensory impairment.68 Some ...

Google previewBrocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (2010)

by Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, Kenneth Woodhouse

Corneal hypoesthesia is a problem and may result in ulceration. Rarely there may be masseter weakness. Both forms of treatment have about 90% success, and the patient can be discharged home within 24 hours. Unfortunately, the reported ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2006)

by A. J. Larner

Cross References Analgesia Hypoesthesia Hypoesthesia (hypoaesthesia, hypesthesia) is decreased sensitivity to, or diminution of sensory perception in any modality, most frequently used to describe pain (hypoalgesia) or touch. Hypomimia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

The return of sensation to the donor tissue is highly variable and, in many cases, hypoesthesia persists for many years after initial surgery. Fortunately, a return to normal innervation levels is not necessary for corneal clarity. Transplanted ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Hypnotics Hypoesthesia phobias, anxiety and chronicpain disorder. Hypnotics Drugs that cause insensitivity to pain by inducing hypnosis. Hypnotism An induced sleep like state during which the patient is peculiarly ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

hypoesthesia Diminished sensitivity to one or more types of sensory stimuli, such as heat, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2012)

by Lindsay H Allen, Andrew Prentice

Sensory nervous function is impaired (hypoesthesia) almost to the point of anesthesia. Hypoesthesia is particularly evident in the extremities and progressively extends over the outer aspects of the legs, thighs, and forearms. Motor nerve ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

retroauricular pain, facial numbness, epiphora, parageusia, decreased tearing, hyperacusis, hypoesthesia or dysesthesia of cranial nerves–CN V and IX, motor paresis of CN IX and X, papillitis of tongue DiffDx, unilateral Tumors or masses, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

ct: hypoesthesia HYPEREXTENSION sion of a joint of the body.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

hypoesthesia. An alternative spelling for HYPOAESTHESIA. hypogeusia. Impaired taste sensitivity. hypoglossal nerve. The 12th cranial nerve, whose primary function is to innervate the ...

Google previewOphthalmic Dictionary and Vocabulary Builder (2011)

by Harold A Stein, Raymond M Stein, Melvin I Freeman

Often associated with enophthalmos, ptosis, inability to turn the eye upward, and infraorbital nerve hypoesthesia. Bowman's probe: A graded series of probes that are inserted to enlarge the nasolacrimal duct. C Caldwell-Luc: An approach to ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

hypoesthesia BR haipoos'0izio(r), haipoos'0i.52(r) AM.

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

ADVERSE EFFECTS Tremor, GI upset especially diarrhoea, weight loss, thrombocytopenia, insomnia, decreased libido, peripheral neuropathy headache, dizziness, paraesthesia, hypoesthesia, ataxia; muscle spasms; fatigue, asthenia.

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