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cenesthesia

noun cen·es·the·sia
variants: or chiefly British

coenaesthesia

\ˌsē-nəs-ˈthē-zhə\play

Medical Definition of cenesthesia

  1. :  the general feeling of inhabiting one's body that arises from multiple stimuli from various bodily organs

cenesthetic

or chiefly British

coenaesthetic

\-ˈthet-ik\play adjective

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