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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Diminished sensitivity to pain.

Usage examples (4)
  • All superficial reflexes active; winced when pricked with a pin but there was a decided hypalgesia present.
  • The amnesia and the hypalgesia, which the patient manifested on admission, are the two symptoms which may perhaps be considered as more or less hysterical in nature.
  • Examination at that time revealed the following: -- General sensation markedly reduced; hypalgesia, he allowed needles to be stuck into his tongue without flinching;...
  • General hypalgesia was present; he responded but very feebly to pin pricks. for more
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