ACMESTHESIA

noun. A type of paesthesia where a cutaneous agent that usually feels pain feels pressure or shooting sensations in place of it.

ACMESTHESIA: "The acmesthesia actually did Carrie a favor and she wasn't able to fully sense the pain caused by accident while she was recovering."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACMESTHESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acmesthesia/ (accessed October 12, 2019).
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