Definition of hypaesthetic in English:

hypaesthetic

(US hypesthetic)

adjective

  • See hypaesthesia

    • ‘The [petitioner] is hypesthetic on the dorsal aspect of the small finger and the ulnar half of the ring finger.’
    • ‘Lesions of tuberculoid leprosy are anesthetic or hypesthetic; patients lose the ability to distinguish heat and cold.’
    • ‘The next day she was unable to overhand serve and the following day she awoke with a swollen, discolored, hypesthetic right upper extremity.’
    • ‘If the corneal sensitivity gets to the point where the patient becomes hypesthetic, a neurotrophic ulcer develops.’
    • ‘In soles of the feet, considered to be an- or hypaesthetic, some residual pain sensation could occasionally be detected.’

Pronunciation

hypaesthetic

/ˌhʌɪpiːsˈθɛtɪk//ˌhʌɪpɛsˈθɛtɪk/