(Greek: under, below, beneath; less than; too little; deficient, diminished; used as a prefix)
acoustic hypoesthesia (s) (noun), acoustic hypoesthesias (pl)
A partial loss of hearing or a reduced sensitivity to sounds: "The lawyer found the acoustic hypoesthesia which Shirley experienced created difficulty in the courtroom when she needed to hear everything that was said."
acrohypothermia (s), acrohypothermias (pl) (nouns)
Abnormal coldness of the hands and feet: "Acrohypothermia is often a condition in which patients with schizophrenia are commonly associated with acrocyanosis which is a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or because of strong emotion."
acrohypothermy (s), acrohypothermies (pl) (nouns)
Abnormal coldness of the extremities; such as, the fingers, hands, toes, and feet.
A pea-size gland anterior to the neurohypophysis, caudal to the hypothalamus, and sits in the medial aspect of the brain. Its blood supply is the hypophyseal artery, and it secretes hormones into the hypophyseal vein.
Inflammatory reaction or sepsis affecting the anterior pituitary gland, often related to pregnancy.
Known as vasodilatation, it refers to dilatation of the blood vessels, particularly functional increase of the arteriolar lumen.
auditory hypoesthesia (s) (noun), auditory hypoesthesias (pl)
The partial loss of hearing: "The auditory hypoesthesia which Jack experienced was caused by the prolonged exposure to the sound of the jack hammer which he used for work."
bathyhypoesthesia (s) (noun), bathyhypoesthesias (pl)
A decreased sensibility of body parts which exist below the surface of the skin: "The medication which the doctor administered induced a state of bathyhypoesthesia; so, the patient was generally insensitive to pain."
A short-footed (or short-legged) lizard from Late Cretaceous central India. It is said to be named short-legged lizard because of the short length of the humerus. Named by Dhirendra Kishore Chakravarti in 1934.
Particles of extraterrestrial origin which are observed as black magnetic spherules in deep-sea sediments.
A reference to a decreased or diminished sensitivity to pain.