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  • n. All of the various sensory systems in the skin and other bodily tissues responsible for the senses of touch-pressure, warmth and coldness, pain, itch together with positioning and movement

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A supposed subconscious alertness or diffused ‘touchiness’ due to varying tonicity of the sensory centers of the cortex.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs


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