Medical Definition of sensation
1a: a mental process (as seeing, hearing, or smelling) due to immediate bodily stimulation often as distinguished from awareness of the process—compare perceptionb: awareness (as of heat or pain) due to stimulation of a sense organc: a state of consciousness of a kind usually due to physical objects or internal bodily changes <a burning sensation in his chest>
2: something (as a physical object, sense-datum, pain, or afterimage) that causes or is the object of sensation
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