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  1. somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensationnoun

    the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations

    "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"

  2. somesthesia, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somatesthesia, somataesthesis, somatosensory system, somatic sensory system, somatic sensenoun

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


  1. somatesthesianoun

    awareness of one's own body


  1. somatesthesia

    Somatesthesia, also known as somatosensation, is a broad term that refers to the various sensory modalities that collectively enable the perception of bodily sensations. It includes, but is not limited to, sensations of touch, temperature, proprioception (body position), nociception (pain), and kinesthesia (body movement). These sensory responses are processed through the nervous system, providing humans and animals with vital information about their physical environment and their interaction with it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of somatesthesia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of somatesthesia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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