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somaesthesia

somaesthesis (ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːsɪs) US somesthesia or somesthesis

/ (ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːzɪə) /
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noun

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

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Derived forms of somaesthesia

somaesthetic or US somesthetic (ˌsɒmɪsˈθɛtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for somaesthesia

C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia
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