phantom limb pain
- The sensation of pain or other unpleasant feelings in the place of a missing (phantom) limb.
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phantom limb pain — noun pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑pain sensation, ↑painful sensation * * * Pathol. a phenomenon characterized by the experience of pain, discomfort, or other sensation in the area of a… … Useful english dictionary
phantom limb pain — Pathol. a phenomenon characterized by the experience of pain, discomfort, or other sensation in the area of a missing limb or other body part, as a breast. Also called pseudesthesia. [1950 55] * * * … Universalium
phantom limb — n an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated called also phantom pain, phantom sensations * * * the sensation that an arm or leg, or part of an arm or leg, is still attached to the body after it has been… … Medical dictionary
Phantom limb — For other uses, see Phantom limb (disambiguation). Phantom limb Classification and external resources ICD 10 G54.6 G54.7 ICD … Wikipedia
phantom limb illusion — Also referred to as phantom or phantom limb. The term phantom comes from the Greek noun phantasma, which means ghost or spectre. The terms phantom and phantom limb refer to an arm or a leg, the presence of which is perceived although the limb… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
phantom limb syndrome — ▪ neurophysiology the ability to feel sensations and even pain in a limb or limbs that no longer exist. Phantom limb syndrome is characterized by both nonpainful and painful sensations. Nonpainful sensations can be divided into the… … Universalium
Phantom limb syndrome — In the phantom limb syndrome, a person continues to feel sensations, usually including pain, in an arm or leg long after the limb has been amputated. Phantom sensations can occur in any of the senses. People who have lost much of their vision… … Medical dictionary
phantom limb — noun The false sensation, which is often painful, that an amputated limb is still present and attached. Syn: phantom pain, phantom sensations, pseudesthesia … Wiktionary
phantom limb — noun Date: 1879 an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated called also phantom pain … New Collegiate Dictionary
phantom limb — the sensation that an arm or leg, or part of an arm or leg, is still attached to the body after it has been amputated. Pain may seem to come from the amputated part. This may arise because of stimulation of the amputation stump, which contains… … The new mediacal dictionary