baresthesia


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baresthesia

 [bar″es-the´zhah]
sensibility for weight or pressure.
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pres·sure sense

the faculty of discriminating various degrees of pressure on the surface.
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pres·sure sense

(presh'ŭr sens)
The faculty of discriminating various degrees of pressure on the surface.
Synonym(s): baresthesia, piesesthesia.
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