Somatosensory

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Definition

adjective

(1) Of, relating to, or pertaining to the perception of sensory stimuli coming from the skin or internal organs.

(2) Pertaining to sensation not related to specialized senses (such as sight) but on the body's superficial and deep body parts.


Supplement

Word origin: somato- from soma (body) + sensory

Related form(s): somatosensation (noun) Related term(s):