- - alternate h. h. affecting the head on one side and the body and extremities on the other side. SYN: crossed h..- crossed h. SYN: alternate h..
* * *hemi·an·es·the·sia or chiefly Brit hemi·an·aes·the·sia -.an-əs-'thē-zhə n loss of sensation in either lateral half of the body
* * *hemi·an·es·the·sia (hem″e-an″es-theґzhə) anesthesia affecting only one side of the body; called also unilateral anesthesia.
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hemianesthesia — noun The inability to feel sensations from touch on one side of the body. Also called unilateral anesthesia … Wiktionary
hemianesthesia — hemi·anesthesia … English syllables
hemianesthesia — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hemi (I) + anesthesia : loss of sensation in either lateral half of the body … Useful english dictionary
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cerebral hemianesthesia — hemianesthesia due to lesion of the internal capsule of the lenticular nucleus … Medical dictionary
spinal hemianesthesia — hemianesthesia due to a lesion of the spinal cord … Medical dictionary
mesocephalic hemianesthesia — pontile hemianesthesia hemianesthesia due to disease of the pons … Medical dictionary
alternate hemianesthesia — h. cruciata … Medical dictionary
crossed hemianesthesia — h. cruciata … Medical dictionary
unilateral anesthesia — hemianesthesia … Medical dictionary