Algesia, from the Greek word algesis, is the sensitivity to pain. The term is sometimes used to refer to hyperalgesia (an extreme sensitivity). Analgesics, most commonly known as painkillers, are used to reduce the feeling of pain. ...
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Synonym: algesthesia. ... Origin: G. Algesis, a sense of pain ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(al-je´ze-ә) nociception. excessive sensitivity to pain, a type of hyperesthesia. adj., alge´sic, alget´ic., adj.
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algesia The sense of pain; sensitiveness to pain. “Though familiar to us all, pain is mercifully difficult to remember once it has passed (if it were not, it has been observed, every family would have but one child). Doctors refer to the short-lived suffering of childbirth or surgery or even a toothache as `acute pain`; it is terrible at the time
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Type: Term Pronunciation: al-jē′zē-ă Synonyms: algesthesia
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