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sensation

 [sen-sa´shun]
an impression produced by impulses conveyed by an afferent nerve to the sensorium.
girdle sensation zonesthesia.
gnostic s's sensations perceived by the more recently developed senses, such as those of light touch and the epicritic sensibility to muscle, joint, and tendon vibrations.
primary sensation that resulting immediately and directly from application of a stimulus.
referred sensation (reflex sensation) one felt elsewhere than at the site of application of a stimulus.
subjective sensation one originating with the organism and not occurring in response to an external stimulus.

re·ferred sen·sa·tion

a sensation perceived in one place in response to a stimulus applied in another.

referred sensation

n.
A sensation felt in a place other than the site at which a stimulus was applied.

referred sensation

a feeling or impression that occurs at a site other than where the stimulus is initiated. Also called reflex sensation. See also sensation, def. 1.

re·fer·red sen·sa·tion

(rĕ-fĕrd' sen-sā'shŭn)
A sensation perceived in one place in response to a stimulus applied in another.

re·fer·red sen·sa·tion

(rĕ-fĕrd' sen-sā'shŭn)
Sensation perceived in one place in response to a stimulus applied in another.