[ sˌɒma͡ɪsθˈiːzi͡ə], [ sˌɒmaɪsθˈiːziə], [ s_ˌɒ_m_aɪ_s_θ_ˈiː_z_iə]
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Synonyms for Somaesthesia:
How to use "Somaesthesia" in context?
Somaesthesia is the ability to experience sensations on the skin that are not generated by the body's own mechanoreceptors (sensory receptors in the skin that are activated by movements or pressure). Somatosensory perception refers to the experience of sensations at the skin, as well as within the body. Somatosensory perception can be classified into five types, depending on the type of sensation experienced. Types of somatosensory perception are contact, pressure, pain, temperature, and vibration.
Contact somatosensory perception refers to the experience of sensations on the skin that arise from contact with the skin itself.
Homophones for Somaesthesia:
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Hyponym for Somaesthesia:
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