somesthesis

noun
som·​es·​the·​sis
variants: or chiefly British somaesthesis \ ˌsōm-​es-​ˈthē-​səs How to pronounce somesthesis (audio) \
plural somesthesises

Medical Definition of somesthesis

: body sensibility including the cutaneous and kinesthetic senses

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“Somesthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somesthesis. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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