Definition of allachaesthesia in English:

allachaesthesia

(also allachesthesia)

noun

Medicine
historical
  • Originally: displacement of a sensation of touch to a different point on the same side of the body as that to which the stimulus was applied.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀλλαχῇ elsewhere (from ἄλλος other + -αχῇ) + -αισθησία (in ἀναισθησία; compare also Hellenistic Greek δυσαισθησία).

Pronunciation

allachaesthesia

/ˌaləkɪsˈθiːzɪə//ˌaləkɪsˈθiːʒə/