barognosis

noun
bar·​og·​no·​sis | \ ˌbar-ˌäg-ˈnō-səs, ˌbar-əg- How to pronounce barognosis (audio) \
plural barognoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce barognoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of barognosis

: the perception of weight by the cutaneous and muscle senses

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“Barognosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/barognosis. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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