What is another word for touch modality?

Pronunciation: [tˈʌt͡ʃ mə͡ʊdˈalɪti] (IPA)

Touch modality, also referred to as tactile modality, is the ability to sense pressure, texture, temperature, and pain through physical contact. There are numerous synonyms for touch modality, including the sense of touch, haptic perception, and somatosensation. In addition, the term proprioception is sometimes used to describe the sense of touch in relation to the body's position and movement. Other related words and phrases include sensory processing, tactile sensitivity, and tactile discrimination. These synonyms illustrate the importance of touch in our daily lives and the intricate ways in which our bodies perceive and respond to the world around us.

Synonyms for Touch modality:

What are the hypernyms for Touch modality?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    sense of touch, tactile sense, cutaneous sense, Haptic Sense, skin sense.

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