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acrotrophodynia

Pronunciation: ak′rō-trōf′ō-din′ē-ă

Definition: Pain, paresthesia, sensory loss, and trophic changes affecting the distal extremities, usually the feet, which can follow prolonged exposure of the limbs to cold and moisture.

[acro- + G. trophē, nourishment, + odynē, pain]

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