girdle sensation


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

zo·nes·the·si·a

(zōn'es-thē'zē-ă),
A sensation as if a cord were drawn around the body, constricting it.
[G. zōnē, girdle, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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zon·es·the·si·a

(zōn'es-thē'zē-ă)
A sensation as if a cord were drawn around the body, constricting it.
Synonym(s): girdle sensation, zonaesthesia.
[G. zōnē, girdle, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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