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A diminished capacity for physical sensation, especially of the skin.
- ‘Individuals with autonomic neuropathy also may experience paresthesia, allodynia and hypesthesia.’
- ‘Typical symptoms are pain, paresthesia, hypesthesia, or numbness in the median nerve distribution of the hand.’
- ‘Axillary nerve injury is most common and is associated with decreased active contraction of the deltoid muscle and hypesthesia over deltoid.’
Late 19th century from hypo-‘below’ + Greek aisthēsis ‘sensation’.
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