somaesthesis (ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːsɪs) US somesthesia or somesthesis
/ (ˌsɒmɪsˈθiːzɪə) /
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sensory perception of bodily feelings like touch, pain, position of the limbs, etc
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Derived forms of somaesthesiasomaesthetic or US somesthetic (ˌsɒmɪsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for somaesthesia
C20: from Greek sōma body + aesthesia
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