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.

subjective sensation

a feeling or impression that is not associated with or does not directly result from any external stimulus. See also sensation, def. 1.

sub·jec·tive sen·sa·tion

(sŭb-jek'tiv sen-sā'shŭn)
A sensation not readily referable to a denotably verifiable stimulus.

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
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Then the high notes seemed, in the subjective sensation of the singer (as we have seen in the experience of Lehmann, Tetrazzini, Caruso, and the rest) to settle down firmly on the "appoggio"--breath support.
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.
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.
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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).
Subjective sensations (sensorial exploration) are then compared with objective properties to underline the fact that subjective perceptions do not always correspond with objective measurements.
Because secondary qualities depend on the observer's subjective sensations, they do not provide evidence of the objects' independent existence.
Normalisation of temperatures depends on different clothing habits, national traditions, the differences of subjective sensations and acclimatisation (ISO 7730:1994, CR 1752:1998, ASHRAE 55-1992 ).
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