Meaning of dysesthesia

dys•es•the•sia

Pronunciation: (dis"us-thē'zhu, -zhē-u, -zē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. any impairment of the senses, esp. of the sense of touch.
  2. a condition in which light physical contact of the skin causes pain.
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