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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. somesthesianoun



  1. somesthesia

    Somesthesia refers to the faculty or sensation of perceiving tactile sensory stimuli, such as touch, pressure, temperature, vibration or bodily position awareness. This system involves the nerves that receive sensory stimuli and send signals to the brain. It forms part of the human sensory system.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of somesthesia in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of somesthesia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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