Definition of Somaesthesia
1. Noun. The perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations. "He relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
Generic synonyms: Perception
Specialized synonyms: Feeling, Prickling, Tingle, Tingling, Pressure, Pressure Sensation, Pain, Pain Sensation, Painful Sensation, Temperature
2. Noun. The faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs.
Generic synonyms: Interoception
Terms within: Cutaneous Senses, Sense Of Touch, Skin Senses, Touch, Touch Modality, Proprioception
Specialized synonyms: Skin Perceptiveness, Tactility, Tactual Sensation, Touch Perception, Feeling Of Movement, Kinaesthesia, Kinesthesia
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