touch perception


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Noun1.touch perception - the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or paintouch perception - the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somesthesia - the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
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On the other hand, direct stimulation of the skin over the re-innervated muscles is sent back to the brain, inducing touch perception on the missing limb.
Neurological examination disclosed a loss of touch perception and a decrease of pain and cold sensations on the right side below the T2 dermatome.
a base coat that provides most of the coating thickness and a top coat that provides color, gloss, and touch perception.