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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.

reflex sensation

reflex sensation


(sen-sa'shon) [L. sensatio]
An awareness of conditions inside or outside the body resulting from the stimulation of sensory receptors.

cutaneous sensation

A sensation arising from the receptors of the skin.

delayed sensation

A sensation not experienced immediately following a stimulus.

gnostic sensation

One of the more finely developed senses such as touch, tactile discrimination, position sense, and vibration.

internal sensation

Subjective sensation.

phantom sensation

Phantom limb pain.

primary sensation

A sensation that results from a direct stimulus.

referred sensation

A sensation that seems to arise from one location in the body, even though it originates in another. Synonym: reflex sensation

reflex sensation

Referred sensation.

somesthetic sensation

Vibration sense; proprioception.

subjective sensation

A sensation that does not result from any external stimulus and is perceptible only by the subject. Synonym: internal sensation

tactile sensation

A sensation produced through the sense of touch.