paradoxical cold

paradoxical cold

[‚par·ə‚däk·sə·əl ′kōld]
(physiology)
The arousal of a cold sensation by application of a hot probe to a cold point (a skin receptor that normally responds only to cold).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.