tactual sensation

Definitions of tactual sensation
  1. noun
    the faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
    synonyms: skin perceptiveness, tactility, touch perception
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    somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia, somesthesis
    the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
  2. noun
    the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    synonyms: feeling, tactile sensation, touch, touch sensation
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    creepiness
    an uneasy sensation as of insects creeping on your skin
    cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation
    a sensation localized on the skin
    tickle
    a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
    itch, itchiness, itching
    an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
    topognosia, topognosis
    recognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
    urtication
    a sensation of having been stung by nettles
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    perception
    the process of perceiving
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