piesesthesia

piesesthesia

 [pi-e″zes-the´zhah]
the sense by which pressure stimuli are felt.
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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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piesesthesia

(pī-ē″zĕs-thē′zē-ă) [Gr. piesis, pressure, + aisthesis, sensation]
Sensitivity to pressure.
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