touch sensation

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Related to touch sensation: sense of touch, somatic sensory area
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Noun1.touch sensation - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skintouch sensation - the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"
perception - the process of perceiving
creepiness - an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin
cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation - a sensation localized on the skin
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The glasses work using linear resonant actuators that provide a touch sensation.
11% (22) touch sensation returned in operated fingertip between 6 months-12 months of followup period.
Meanwhile, scans revealed the boy's brain had developed pathways for control of hand movement and for carrying touch sensation signals from the hand back to the brain.
And earlier this month DARPA announced that a team on its Revolutionizing Prosthetics program was able to convey touch sensation from a robotic arm to a volunteers brain via a direct neural interface.
The researchers will also explore ways to restore normal touch sensation, including drugs or genetic manipulations, that would work before the window closes.
But as the pressure nociceptor mutates into a touch receptor, the heat nociceptor into temperature receptor, and the chemical nociceptor into a taste receptor, the painful qualia of these nociceptors evolve respectively into touch sensation, temperature sensation, or taste sensation painless sensations that add no survival benefit to their receptor s physical aspect.
Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathy II (HSAN II) is a rare genetic disorder, characterized by severe loss of pain, temperature and touch sensation.
The findings not only describe a key advance in our understanding of touch sensation, but may stimulate research into loss of sensitive-touch perception.
A team from the department of neurogenetics headed by Professor Kyproulla Christodoulou have recently finished a study on Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, which is a genetic disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterised by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body.
The FAH4830 haptic driver provides a touch sensation when a user interacts with a touch screen.
The cool touch sensation of the tip combined with the rich formulas increases efficacy on the skin, according to the partners.
They also have problems with loss of muscle and touch sensation, predominantly in the feet and legs but also in the hands and arms in the advanced stages of disease.