metallesthesia

metallesthesia

[met′əlesthē′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, metallon, a mine, aisthesia, perception
an ability to identify a metal through the sense of touch.

metallesthesia

A rarely used term for the recognition of a metal by the sense of touch.

metallesthesia

(mĕt″ăl-ĕs-thē′sē-ă) [Gr. metallon, metal, + aisthesis, sensation]
Recognition of metals by touching them.