Definition of paraesthesis in US English:

paraesthesis

(also paresthesis)

noun

Medicine
rare
  • Paraesthesia.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From scientific Latin paraesthesis from Hellenistic Greek παραίσθησις misperception from classical Greek παρα- + αἴσθησις.

Pronunciation

paraesthesis

/ˌparɪsˈθiːsɪs/