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tactile

 [tak´til]
pertaining to touch.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tac·tile

(tak'til),
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or to the sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tactile

pertaining to touch.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Tactile

The perception of touch.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

tac·tile

(tak'til)
Relating to touch or sense of touch.
[L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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