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tactile

 [tak´til]
pertaining to touch.

tac·tile

(tak'til),
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]

tactile

/tac·tile/ (tak´til) pertaining to touch.

tactile

(tăk′təl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch: tactile sensations; tactile sensitivity.
2. Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility: tactile language.

tac′tile·ly adv.
tac·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

tactile

[tak′təl]
Etymology: L, tactus, touch
pertaining to the sense of touch.

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]

tactile

pertaining to touch.

Tactile

The perception of touch.

tactile

relating to touch/sense of touch

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]

tactile (tak´təl),

adj pertaining to the sense of touch.

tactile

pertaining to touch.

tactile hair
hairs sensitive to touch. See also hair (1).
tactile hair organ
a group of vibrissae, such as the carpal organ of cats, made up of four vibrissae on the medial surface of the forelegs, sensitive to vibrations.
tactile percussion
a combination of touch and tap as in ballottement. The objective is to delineate the boundaries of a fetus or organ by a tap or thrust and allow the repelled organ to bounce back onto the fingers.
tactile placing reaction, tactile reflex
see placing reflex.
tactile receptors
located in the skin most are connected to very fast, myelinated nerve fibers.
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