topesthesia

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topesthesia

 [top″es-the´zhah]
ability to recognize the location of a tactile stimulus.
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top·es·the·si·a

(top'es-thē'zē-ă),
The ability to localize a light touch applied to any part of the skin.
[top- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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top·es·the·si·a

(top'es-thē'zē-ă)
The ability to localize a light touch applied to any part of the skin.
Synonym(s): topaesthesia.
[top- + G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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