One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.
Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀλλαχῇ elsewhere (from ἄλλος other + -αχῇ) + -αισθησία (in ἀναισθησία; compare also Hellenistic Greek δυσαισθησία).
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