- an abnormal sensation, as prickling, itching, etc.
- pathol an abnormal or inappropriate sensation in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc
- pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
n.also paresthesia, 1835, from para- (here “disordered”) + Greek aisthesis “perception” (see anaesthesia). n.
- Variant ofparesthesia
- A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.