pressure sense

n.

The ability to discriminate various degrees of pressure on the surface of one's body.

Nearby words

  1. pressure ice,
  2. pressure paralysis,
  3. pressure point,
  4. pressure reversal,
  5. pressure ridge,
  6. pressure sore,
  7. pressure suit,
  8. pressure ulcer,
  9. pressure vessel,
  10. pressure welding


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