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 [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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sen·sa·tion

(sen-sā'shŭn),
A feeling; the translation into consciousness of the effects of a stimulus exciting any of the organs of sense.
[L. sensatio, perception, feeling, fr. sentio, to perceive, feel]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sensation

(sĕn-sā′shən)
n.
a. A perception associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition: the sensation of heat; a visual sensation.
b. The faculty to feel or perceive; physical sensibility: The patient has very little sensation left in the right leg.
c. An indefinite generalized body feeling: a sensation of lightness.
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sensation

Homeopathy
A general term for the quality of a symptom; for example, a pain can be burning, throbbing, tearing and so on.

Mainstream medicine
The conscious recognition of a physical (audio, chemical, electrical, mechanical, visual) stimulation that excites a sense organ.

Psychology
The mental and emotional experience associated with a sound, light or other simple stimulus, and the initial information-processing steps by which sense organs and neural pathways receive stimulus information from the environment.
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sensation

Mainstream medicine The conscious recognition of a physical–audio, chemical, electrical, mechanical, visual stimulation which excites a sense organ. See Epicritic sensation.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sen·sa·tion

(sen-sā'shŭn)
A feeling; the translation into consciousness of the effects of a stimulus exciting any of the organs of sense.
[L. sensatio, perception, feeling, fr. sentio, to perceive, feel]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sensation

The conscious experience produced by the stimulation of any sense organ such as the eye, ear, nose, tongue, skin, or any internal sensory receptor.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

sensation 

The conscious response to the effect of a stimulus exciting any sense organ. See perception.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

sen·sa·tion

(sen-sā'shŭn)
A feeling; translation into consciousness of effects of a stimulus exciting any of the organs of sense.
[L. sensatio, perception, feeling, fr. sentio, to perceive, feel]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about sensation

Q. What causes a warm sensation in your foot I have a warm sensation at sole of left foot lasting 5-10 second From time to time I get a warm sensation at the sole of my foot lasting about 5-10 seconds. Started about 2 months ago.

A. Frankly? Although it's tempting to try to give you diagnosis here, these kinds of complaints are so varied and can point to so many different directions I would refrain from doing it. In my opinion you should see a doctor. It's impossible to give a diagnosis based on one line. Sorry...

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If you're London based, you can visit a real-life Sensations Global Travel shop in Soho, there until Friday, June 28, where you'll be able sample the new flavours and find out more about the cheap flights offer.
proposed the seven-point scale for thermal sensation (currently known as ASHRAE seven-point thermal sensation scale) and a four-point scale for thermal comfort sensation (Gagge et al.
I find that when my students actively try to "put" their sound somewhere, they often scrunch their noses, squint their eyes, sneer their lips, furrow their brows, tense their tongues, and/or tilt their heads forward in an effort to create forward sensation. Since I cannot feel what is happening inside my students' heads, I cannot say with any certainty whether those actions actually elicit forward sensations for them or not.
Secondly, these factors (empathy, sensation seeking and MTEIIC) are acknowledged as the culture-general variables and have the tendency to translate well upon multiple cultural perspectives
The sensation of the booming sound is perceived as a dynamic sound or powerful sound because it compresses the passenger's ear with high sound pressure level.
A dearth of research has examined the link between sensation seeking and deception.
This study aimed to compare two of the validated questionnaires for assessing de qi sensations, namely, MASS and ASQ.
Crisp Sensation has already branched out effectively to the US, and their office at Willis Tower in Chicago opened in 2014.
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On the Evolution of Conscious Sensation, Conscious Imagination, and Consciousness of Self
intense sensations and experiences, and the willingness to take physical, social, legal, and financial risks for the sake of such experience''.