somataesthesis

Definitions of somataesthesis
  1. noun
    the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
    synonyms: somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia, somesthesis
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    types:
    skin perceptiveness, tactility, tactual sensation, touch perception
    the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
    feeling of movement, kinaesthesia, kinesthesia
    the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
    type of:
    interoception
    sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
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