Paralgesia Par`al*ge"si*a, n. [NL.; para- + Gr. 'a`lghsis sense of pain.] (Med.) Disordered sensibility to pain, including absence of sensibility to pain, excessive sensibility to pain, and abnormal painful results of stimuli. -- {Par`al*ge"sic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • paralgesia — Painful paresthesia; any disorder or abnormality of the sense of pain. [para + G. algesis, the sense of pain] * * * par·al·ge·sia (par″əl jeґze ə) [para + algesi + ia] any condition marked by abnormal and painful sensations; a… …   Medical dictionary

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