haptic


hap·tic

adjective \ˈhap-tik\

Definition of HAPTIC

1
:  relating to or based on the sense of touch
2
:  characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person>

Origin of HAPTIC

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptesthai to touch
First Known Use: circa 1890

hap·tic

adjective \ˈhap-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HAPTIC

1
: relating to or based on the sense of touch <the haptic mode of perception—Colin Gordon>
2
: characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person>

Variants of HAPTIC

hap·tic or hap·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

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