Definition of Somatic sense

1. Noun. The faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs.




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Literary usage of Somatic sense

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

1. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"... or somatic sense organs, which respond to stimulation arising from objects outside the body; ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"The eye and ear, being special somatic sense organs, are supplied by special somatic afferent fibers. The olfactory mucous membrane and the taste buds are ..."

3. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1918)
"... or somatic sense organs, which respond to stimulation arising from objects outside the body; ..."

4. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"Chemical changes in the surroundings do not stimulate the somatic sense organs. The special organs of the sense of taste, which in fishes lie in R. dors. ..."

5. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"Chemical changes in the surroundings do not stimulate the somatic sense organs. The special organs of the sense of taste, which in fishes lie in R. dors. ..."

6. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"... or somatic, sense-organs, which receive the impressions from the outer world, and (3) the proprioceptors, which receive impressions from the muscles, ..."

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