HyperDic: cutaneous_senses

English > 1 sense of the expression cutaneous senses:
NOUNcognitioncutaneous senses, touch, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modalitythe faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
English > cutaneous senses: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands).
Synonymstouch, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modality
Part ofsomesthesia, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somatesthesia, somataesthesis, somatosensory system, somatic sensory system, somatic senseThe faculty of bodily perception
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
somatosenseAny of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
Spanishsentido del tacto, tacto
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