American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Somatosensory.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to organic or common sensation: noting an area in the cortex of the brain which is believed to be the center for such sensation.
- Greek sōma, body; see soma1 + Greek aisthētikos, of sense perception; see aesthetic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Most people pay no attention to their somesthetic senses.”
“There is also a visual association area in the occipital lobe surrounding the actual visual area, and a somesthetic association area behind the somesthetic area.”
“These are the generalized body senses not requiring any specialized sensory organs. 0 The sensory area is therefore sometimes referred to in more limited fashion as the somesthetic area (soh'mes-thet'ik; "body sensation" G).”
“OUR MIND 327 area, the auditory, visual, and somesthetic association areas all come together.”
“The thalamus acts as a reception center for the somesthetic sensations " touch, pain, heat, cold, and the muscle senses.”
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