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somaesthesia

/ ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌsɒmɪsˈθɛtɪk; ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːsɪs /

noun

  1. sensory perception of bodily feelings like touch, pain, position of the limbs, etc


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Derived Forms

  • somaesthetic, adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of somaesthesia1

C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia

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