somesthetic

adjective
som·​es·​thet·​ic
variants: or chiefly British somaesthetic \ -​es-​ˈthet-​ik How to pronounce somesthetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of somesthetic

: of, relating to, or concerned with bodily sensations a somesthetic image of the body created by the brain from sensory inputs of touch, pressure, cold, heat, and pain

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“Somesthetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somesthetic. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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