thalposis

noun

thal·​po·​sis
thalˈpōsə̇s
plural thalposes
-ōˌsēz
: the warmth sense : warmth sensation

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek thalpos heat, warmth (from thalpein to heat) + New Latin -osis; perhaps akin to thallein to sprout

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“Thalposis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thalposis. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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