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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Utilizing ergonomics and virtual reality technology that Kyocera has developed over the years as well as its proprietary haptic feedback technology, Kyocera's Haptivity technology contains a virtual reality innovation that enables real touch sensation on any human-machine interface.
In addition, a kit of 20 nylon monofilaments (0.04g-300g) (Jamar Monofilaments, Sammons Preston, Rolyan, Bolingbrook, IL, USA) was used to reliably determine threshold values for touch sensation [27, 28].
The glasses work using linear resonant actuators that provide a touch sensation. The actuators are located in the stems of the glasses and alert the user when he or she is a certain distance from an object or person.
Touch sensation- In Group A 72.22% (26) and in Group B 61.11% (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.
"Presumably that window closes at some point, and we're trying to figure out when that is." 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. Injuries in these patients can progress to necrosis and shedding of digits and limbs.
Light touch sensation was impaired, but all lesions were hypersensitive to trauma.
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.