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sensibility

 [sen″sĭ-bil´ĭ-te]
susceptibility of feeling; ability to feel or perceive.
deep sensibility the sensibility of deep tissue (such as muscles or tendons) to pressure, pain, and movement.
epicritic sensibility the sensibility to gentle stimulations permitting fine discriminations of touch and temperature, localized in the skin.
proprioceptive sensibility the sensibility afforded by receptors in muscles, joints, and other parts, by which one is made aware of their position and state.
protopathic sensibility the sensibility to strong stimulations of pain and temperature; it is low in degree and poorly localized, existing in the skin and in the viscera, and acting as a defensive agency against pathologic changes in the tissues.
somesthetic sensibility proprioceptive sensibility.
splanchnesthetic sensibility the sensibility to stimuli received by splanchnic receptors.

sen·si·bil·i·ty

(sen'si-bil'i-tē),
The consciousness of sensation; the capability of perceiving sensible stimuli.
[L. sensibilitas]

sensibility

/sen·si·bil·i·ty/ (sen″sĭ-bil´ĭ-te) susceptibility of feeling; ability to feel or perceive.
deep sensibility  sensibility to stimuli such as pain, pressure, and movement that activate receptors below the body surface but not in the viscera.
epicritic sensibility  the sensibility of the skin to gentle stimulations permitting fine discriminations of touch and temperature.
proprioceptive sensibility  proprioception.
protopathic sensibility  sensibility to pain and temperature which is low in degree and poorly localized.
splanchnesthetic sensibility  visceral sense.

sensibility

[sen′sibil′itē]
the ability to perceive sensations and impressions, both physical and psychological.

sen·si·bil·i·ty

(sens'i-bil'i-tē)
The consciousness of sensation; the capability of perceiving sensible stimuli.
[L. sensibilitas]

sensibility

susceptibility of feeling; ability to feel or perceive.

deep sensibility
the sensibility of deep tissue (muscle, tendon, etc.) to pressure, pain and movement.
epicritic sensibility
the sensibility to gentle stimulations permitting fine discriminations of touch and temperature, localized in the skin.
proprioceptive sensibility
the sensibility afforded by receptors in muscles, joints and other parts, by which one is made aware of their position and state.
protopathic sensibility
the sensibility to strong stimulations of pain and temperature; it is low in degree and poorly localized, existing in the skin and in the viscera, and acting as a defensive agency against pathological changes in the tissues.
somatesthetic sensibility
proprioceptive sensibility.
splanchnesthetic sensibility
the sensibility to stimuli received by splanchnic receptors.
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