Definition of algesia in English:

algesia

noun

Medicine
  • The sensation or perception of pain.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀλγησις sense of pain (from ἀλγεῖν to feel pain (from ἄλγος pain: see -algia) + -σις) + -ia, after French algésie or German Algesie; probably also influenced by analgesia.

Pronunciation

algesia

/alˈdʒiːzɪə/