HyperDic: somesthesia

English > 2 senses of the word somesthesia:
NOUNcognitionsomesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensationthe perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
cognitionsomesthesia, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somatesthesia, somataesthesis, somatosensory system, somatic sensory system, somatic sensethe faculty of bodily perception
English > somesthesia: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations.
Example"he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
Synonymssomaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation
NarrowerfeelingA physical sensation that you experience
pain, pain sensation, painful sensationA somatic sensation of acute discomfort
pressure, pressure sensationThe somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin
prickling, tingle, tinglingA somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
temperatureThe somatic sensation of cold or heat
BroaderperceptionThe process of perceiving
Spanishsensación, sensacion somática, sensación somática, somestesia
Catalansensació, sensació somàtica
English > somesthesia: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs.
Synonymssomesthesis, somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somatesthesia, somataesthesis, somatosensory system, somatic sensory system, somatic sense
PartsproprioceptionThe ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
touch, sense of touch, skin senses, touch modality, cutaneous sensesThe faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
Narrowerkinesthesia, kinaesthesia, feeling of movementThe perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
tactual sensation, tactility, touch perception, skin perceptivenessThe faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
Broaderinteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
Catalansistema somatosensorial

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