Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||somatic sensation - the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"|
perception - the process of perceiving
feeling - a physical sensation that you experience; "he had a queasy feeling"; "I had a strange feeling in my leg"; "he lost all feeling in his arm"
pressure sensation, pressure - the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin; "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
pain sensation, painful sensation, pain - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
temperature - the somatic sensation of cold or heat