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Abnormal sensitivity to pressure stimuli, often manifested as discomfort caused by pressure from clothing, watchstraps, rings, eyeglasses, or bedcovers. US thigmohyperesthesia. thigmohyperaesthesic, thigmohyperaesthetic, or (US) thigmohyperesthetic adj. [From Greek thigma, thigmatos touch + hyper over + aisthesis sensation, from aisthanesthai to feel + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.

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