Definition of notalgia paraesthetica in English:

notalgia paraesthetica

(also notalgia paresthetica)

noun

Medicine
  • A form of sensory neuropathy characterized by itching, burning, or other abnormal sensation affecting the skin of the back in the distribution of the thoracic spinal nerves (T2 to T6).

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus. From scientific Latin notalgia paraesthetica from notalgia + paraesthetica, feminine singular of paraestheticus.

Pronunciation

notalgia paraesthetica

/nəʊˈtaldʒ(ɪ)ə ˌparɪsˈθɛtɪkə/