Suffering from an impaired sense of touch, (a state called anaphia) or tactile anesthesia. An anaptic person has anaphia (an, not + Greek haphe, touch = inability to (feel) touch.
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Relating to anaphia.

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anap·tic (ə-napґtik) marked by anaphia (tactile anesthesia).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Anaphia — The inability to feel touch. From the Greek prefix an, not + Greek haphe, touch = inability to (feel) touch. A person with anaphia is said to be anaptic. * * * Absence of the sense of touch. SYN: anhaphia. [G. an priv. + haphe, touch] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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