somatosense

Definitions of somatosense
  1. noun
    any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
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    types:
    cutaneous senses, sense of touch, skin senses, touch, touch modality
    the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    feeling of movement, kinaesthesia, kinesthesia
    the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
    type of:
    modality, sense modality, sensory system
    a particular sense
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