somaesthesis

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somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis (ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːzɪə, ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːsɪs)
 
n
sensory perception of bodily feelings like touch, pain, position of the limbs, etc
 
[C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia]
 
somaesthesis, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia]
 
somesthesia, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia]
 
somesthesis, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia]
 
somaesthetic, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis
 
adj
 
somesthetic, somaesthesis, somesthesia or somesthesis
 
adj

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somaesthesis

noun
the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs [syn: somesthesia
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