Definition of hyperaesthetic in English:

hyperaesthetic

(US hyperesthetic)

adjective

Medicine

See hyperaesthesia

  • ‘Placement of the venous catheter may be difficult in a hyperesthetic and edematous limb.’
  • ‘The hyperesthetic nerve manifests itself first by pain, secondly by a reflex act on a motor apparatus.’
  • ‘Because the area was hyperesthetic and because he feared damaging his brain he was afraid to wash or even touch this skin.’
  • ‘In one case each, the scar was persistently numb, hyperaesthetic or hypertrophic.’
  • ‘The site is usually hyperesthetic, and pain may be severe.’

Pronunciation

hyperaesthetic

/ˌhʌɪpəriːsˈθɛtɪk/ /ˌhʌɪpərɛsˈθɛtɪk/