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Medical Term:

haphalgesia

Pronunciation: haf'al-je'ze-a

Definition: Pain or an extremely disagreeable sensation caused by the merest touch.

Synonym(s): Pitres sign1

[G. haphe, touch, + algesis, sense of pain]

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