hyperalgesia

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Etymology[edit]

From hyper- + algesia

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ.pə(ɹ)ˌæl.dʒɪiz.ɪi.ə/

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hyperalgesia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural hyperalgesias)

  1. (medicine) An increased sensitivity to pain, which in one form is caused by damage to nociceptors in the body's soft tissues.

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