haptic sensation

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Noun1.haptic sensation - a sensation localized on the skin
tactile sensation, tactual sensation, touch sensation, feeling, touch - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
tickle - a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
itchiness, itching, itch - an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
topognosia, topognosis - recognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
urtication - a sensation of having been stung by nettles
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The simulator features a line of simulated procedures, intelligently combining fiberglass limb replicas with 3D images and haptic sensation, to allow users to learn key aspects of the procedures.
Persons who are blind commonly use auditory input and haptic sensation to help compensate for deficits in visual information.
The discreteness of the WE introduced some jaggedness to the haptic sensation.