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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ther'mo-an-es-the'ze-a

Definition: Loss of the temperature sense or of the ability to distinguish between heat and cold; insensibility to heat or to temperature changes.

Synonym(s): thermanalgesia, thermanesthesia, thermoanalgesia

[thermo- + G. an- priv. + aisthesis, sensation]

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