skin sensation

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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| Three out of five postmenopausal women notice an impaired sense of touch due to lack of oestrogen, which affects skin sensation.
Three out of five postmenopausal women notice an impaired sense of touch due to lack of oestrogen, which affects skin sensation. "Hormone replacement therapy brings dramatic relief - or consider herbal remedies such as isoflavones or black cohosh," says Dr Brewer.
Amie has epilepsy and one of her children suffers with spina bifida, a condition which sees a baby's spine develop incorrectly in the womb and causes a gap in the spine, leaving a risk of weakness or total paralysis in the legs, incontinence and a loss of skin sensation in the legs and the bottom.
Skin sensation was ensured by three different alternatives, namely, inclusion of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve, lateral antebrachial branch of the cutaneous nerve, or sensory branch of the radial nerve in SUPBRA flap.
Them re-establishes flexibleness and instead gives off skin sensation plumper along with gentler.
For example, adapting cosmetic formulations to give a lighter texture and provide a refreshing skin sensation can be achieved by increasing the alcohol content.
Of the qualities besides performance that were analyzed, "cosmetic elegance," which the investigators "defined as any feature associated with skin sensation on application, color, or scent," was the positive feature most often mentioned in the customer reviews.
A few short scripted and spoken sentences illustrate the method as the child experiences the effect of a cold numbing spray and a multi-ponged rubber gripper (or thumb rubbing), both of which suggest less skin sensation. There then follows the beat the buzzer game by which the child is engaged to follow a meandering massage wand from the shoulder to the elbow of the arm not receiving the injection and shout "elbow!" exactly when it touches.
Since the person is clothed, the sensation is not skin sensation but muscle sensation.
The Nivea Body Wash collection includes seven cream oils and body washes, which feature a revolutionary skin sensation technology.