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Medical Term:

thermoesthesia

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

Definition: The ability to distinguish differences of temperature.

Synonym(s): temperature sense, thermal sense, thermic sense, thermesthesia

[thermo- + G. aisthesis, sensation]

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