Definition of Somesthesia

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




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

Definition of Somesthesia

1. Noun. somatesthesia ¹

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Medical Definition of Somesthesia

1. Bodily sensation, the conscious awareness of the body. Synonym: somesthesia. Origin: somat-+ G. Aisthesis, sensation (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Somesthesia

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1. The Health of the Teacher by William Estabrook Chancellor (1919)
"CHAPTER II THE INSTINCT TO BE WELL somesthesia is the feeling that one has regarding the ... Mostly the persons who are markedly deficient in somesthesia ..."

2. Educational Sociology by William Estabrook Chancellor (1919)
"The unsympathetic and narrow-minded usually also have but slight somesthesia. The uncharitable are so unintelligent as not to understand even themselves. ..."

3. Educational Sociology by William Estabrook Chancellor (1919)
"The unsympathetic and narrow-minded usually also have but slight somesthesia. The uncharitable are so unintelligent as not to understand even themselves. ..."

4. The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society by Celso Grebogi, James A. Yorke (1997)
""Neural Mechanisms in somesthesia." In Medical Physiology, vol. II, VB Mountcastle, ed. Mosby, St. Louis, pp. 1372- 1423. Morrison, JH, Foote, SL, ..."

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