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Definition of 'somesthesia'

Noun

  1. the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
       Synonyms: somaesthesia somatesthesia somatic sensation
  2. the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
       Synonyms: somesthesis somaesthesia somaesthesis somatesthesia somataesthesis somatosensory system somatic sensory system somatic sense


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