Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: Paraphia

(Not to be confused with paraphilia as google was so determined to do!)

Paraphia: [pa·ra·phia]

Noun:  In medical terminology, any disorder of the sense of touch.  Also called parapsia. A blanket term for any number of things that could be wrong.

Etymology: Greek.  para, apart from or against + haphē, touch
Tags: greek, medical, noun, p, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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