subjective sensation

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

sub·jec·tive sen·sa·tion

(sŭb-jek'tiv sen-sā'shŭn)
A sensation not readily referable to a denotably verifiable stimulus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

subjective sensation

A sensation that does not result from any external stimulus and is perceptible only by the subject. Synonym: internal sensation
See also: sensation
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Among the subjective sensations of cocaine, there are reports on increased euphoria and diminished sedation (Fischman et al., 1976), increased vigour and friendliness (Fischman, 1984), stimulation and joy, and concern and confusion (Higgins et al., 1990).
The purpose of this study was to compare the acute effects of a 60-sec passive stretching (PS) per muscle group for a total of 5 min on vertical jumps height (VJH), muscle power (MP), flight Time (FT), and Subjective Sensation of Pain Threshold (SSPT).
Subjective assessment for the visual security of the cipher-images can be influenced by the measuring environment and subjective sensation. What's more, because of low speed and high cost, it is not very feasible for security analysis only based on the subjective assessment in practical application.
The upper end of what might be called his "tonal stick" must be free to move up or down in pitch, whether slowly or faster; but the bottom of this "stick" must be kept, as Caruso testified on a former page of this pamphlet, "as far down as possible." This, however, is but a subjective sensation; the real cause being, as has been explained, the adequate "dam" of the well closed larynx.
However, in those cases when a positive correlation was observed between subjective sensation and MCTt, the overestimate of symptoms was simply the result of atrophy of the nasal mucosa.
However, as subjective sensations do not seem to concur with measured level of vestibular loss, rehabilitation, or other interventions in the BVH have to be individualized.
projection, hypothesis, and opacity." In other words, a memoir comprises a collage of highly subjective sensations. To look on it any other way would be a lie.
At the same time points, a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) was used to measure subjective sensations of appetite before lunch and dinner.
Johansson explains in a 2009 article for Pathophysiology: "The release of inflammatory substances, such as histamine, from mast cells in the skin results in a local erythema [redness], edema, and sensation of itch and pain, and the release of somatostatin from the dendritic cells may give rise to subjective sensations of ongoing inflammation and sensitivity to ordinary light.
Effects of wearing N95 and surgical facemasks on heart rate, thermal stress and subjective sensations. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2005;78(6):501-9.
47% (146/309) of respondents observe that acute pain assessment is necessary in order the patient can feel himself safe, 68% (210/309) mention that it should be done to reduce subjective sensations caused by pain, 46% (142/309) consider that it should be done to ensure comfort for the patient, 44% (137/309)--to lessen fair and stress (Figure 3).

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