somatosensory

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so·mat·o·sen·so·ry

 (sə-măt′ə-sĕn′sə-rē, sō′mə-tə-)
adj.
Of or relating to the perception of sensory stimuli from the skin and internal organs: the somatosensory area of the cerebral cortex.
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somatosensory

(ˌsəʊmətəʊˈsɛnsərɪ)
adj
(Physiology) physiol relating to sensations felt by the skin
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Adj.1.somatosensory - of or relating to the somatosenses
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One reflex that is clearly protective is the somatosensorily evoked hand-blink reflex (HBR), which is elicited by electrical stimulation to the median nerve at the wrist.