hyperesthesia

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hyperesthesia

[‚hī·pər·əs′thē·zhə]
(physiology)
Increased sensitivity or sensation.
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The symptoms of anxiety neurosis, palpitation, hyperaesthesia, and paroxysms, match those of classical hysteria as much as the sexual anaesthesia of anxiety hysteria.
Comparison of major symptoms and signs of scorpionism, latrodectism and neurotoxic cobra bite Symptoms and signs of Scorpionism Latrodectism Neurotoxic envenomation cobra bite Local symptoms and (+) + ++ signs Degree of local physical ++++ + ++ signs (bite or stingsite) Local pain + +++ + Regional lymph nodes, pain and swelling Systemic symptoms and ++(+) ++++ - signs Generalised muscular +(+) +++ - pain Muscle tone: ++++ + - extremities, abdomen and chest Paraesthesia, ++++ - +++ hyperaesthesia Dysphagia, dysarthria, ++++ ++ + Involuntary movements, ++++ * ++ - tremor, fasciculations Hyperactivity, +++ ++ - restlessness Stretch reflexes - - ++++ Flaccid paralysis +++ * - ++++ Difficulty in breathing, (+) - ++++ requiring vent.
This is usually accompanied by tenderness, allodynia, hyperaesthesia or hyperalgesia at and around the joint site.
Malte suffers from the quintessentially modern experiences of urban poverty and uprootedness, spiritual homelessness, hyperaesthesia, institutional anonymity, nervousness, and electro-shock therapy.
1998) and progressive ataxia, ventromedial strabismus and hyperaesthesia were reported in a cow with choroid plexus papilloma of the third ventricle (HOENERHOFF et al.
Irritability, unlike paranoid hyperaesthesia, or the 'suspicious' analyses of Bourdieu and Althusser, works on the surface and is not incompatible with trust, though nor is it naively optimistic.
These are, in order of exposition, Delire des grandeurs (delusions of grandeur),which leads, through the attribution of disproportionate importance to one's own activities, to a sense of alienation; Folie de doute, a form of pessimistic apathy, manifest in the poet's hyperaesthesia, originality, and apathy; originality, which in turn causes alienation; eccentricity; and the possession of singular ability in certain fields counterbalanced by ineptitude in others.
L'analyse ethnographique du massage permet d'examiner sous un nouvel angle le capitalisme sensoriel, tel que l'explore David Howes dans son article << Hyperaesthesia >> (2005).
In cats, diets containing 630 mg/kg body weight Na-benzoate, induced aggression, hyperaesthesia and the animal collapsed after 14-16 hr of food intake.
But I was glad to see on her referral note to the physiotherapist, that she hadalsolisted hyperaesthesia,amuch grander sounding condition.
Her dreaminess is a species of vertigo masking despair; the autonomic shutdown of an aboriginal sensorium confronted with hyperaesthesia.
Quoting an American author he says: `For a description of the pain and suffering, hyperaesthesia paraesthesia, no language.