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Thermoanesthesia

thermoanesthesia
Loss of the temperature sense or of the ability to distinguish between heat and cold; insensibility to heat or to temperature changes.
Synonym: ardanesthesia, thermanalgesia, thermanesthesia, thermoanalgesia.
Origin: thermo– G. An-priv. – aisthesis, sensation


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