Definition of Somatic sensation

1. Noun. The perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations. "He relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Somatic Sensation

somatic death
somatic delusion
somatic hybrid
somatic layer
somatic mesoderm
somatic mitosis
somatic motor neuron
somatic motor nuclei
somatic mutation
somatic mutation theory of cancer
somatic nerve
somatic nervous system
somatic nucleus
somatic recombination
somatic sensation (current term)
somatic sense
somatic sensory cortex
somatic sensory system
somatic swallow
somatical
somatically
somaticosplanchnic
somaticovisceral
somatics
somatisation disorder
somatise
somatism
somatisms
somatist

Literary usage of Somatic sensation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"What is known as the ' coloring and shading' of feeling is a matter, not of feeling itself, but of concomitant presentation, of ' somatic sensation. ..."

2. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"The percentage of subjects reporting abnormal somatic sensation decreased with age and ... which assesses extremely severe loss of somatic sensation. ..."

3. Epilepsy and Other Chronic Convulsive Diseases: Their Causes, Symptoms, and by William Richard Gowers (1901)
"Some form of somatic sensation is a not uncommon accompaniment of minor attacks, but the varieties of this are extremely numerous. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... attempt been made to inquire into visual dissociations in the light of recent additions to our knowledge of cerebral disturbances of somatic sensation. ..."

5. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"activities called forth by impulses from different organs of somatic sensation. A well developed brachium conjunctivum is present and probably consists in ..."

6. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"activities called forth by impulses from different organs of somatic sensation. A well developed brachium conjunctivum is present and probably consists in ..."

7. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... and perhaps the ruber, with general and somatic sensation. The second embryonic vesicle is less profoundly modified, though its ventral aspect is ..."

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