|1.||[ noun ] (psychology) a physical sensation that you experience|
|Synonyms:||feeling somatesthesia somatic_sensation somaesthesia|
"he had a queasy feeling" "I had a strange feeling in my leg" "he lost all feeling in his arm"
|Related terms:||perception somaesthesia pain pressure temperature prickling constriction feel|
|2.||[ noun ] (psychology) the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations|
|Synonyms:||somatesthesia somatic_sensation somaesthesia|
"he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
|Related terms:||perception pain pressure temperature prickling|
|3.||[ noun ] (physiology) the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs|
|Synonyms:||somaesthesia somaesthesis somatesthesia somatatesthesis somatosensory_system somatic_sensory_system somatic_sense somesthesis|
|Related terms:||interoception tactual_sensation kinesthesia touch proprioception|