elec·​tro·​der·​mal | \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈdər-məl \

Definition of electrodermal 

: of or relating to electrical activity in or electrical properties of the skin

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In the original state, the technology featured a fingertip sensor that tracked heart rate, skin temperature and electrodermal activity (perspiration). Nathan Hurst, Smithsonian, "Can Biomusic Offer Kids With Autism a New Way to Communicate?," 2 Apr. 2018 According to studies measuring biometric eye-tracking, electrodermal response, and heart rate changes, Nielsen found that VR users had a 27% higher emotional engagement than content provided with the two dimensions of traditional video. Jay Samit, Fortune, "These Virtual Field Trips Allow Students to Travel Across Time and Space," 29 Aug. 2017

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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elec·​tro·​der·​mal | \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈdər-məl \

Medical Definition of electrodermal 

: of or relating to electrical activity in or electrical properties of the skin

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