touch sensation


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Related to touch sensation: sense of touch, somatic sensory area
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Synonyms for touch sensation

the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin

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3 Patients diagnosed with HSAN II have a severe loss of pain, temperature and touch sensation since birth.
Morris became one of Britain's brightest Paralympic prospects after she was diagnosed with a disorder leading to muscle wastage and loss of touch sensation.
The secret to Mogu, Ishida said, is the combination of the "power beads" and the pliable, supple fabric with a spandex component that creates a touch sensation so unlike decorative pillows in the market.
Others activate nerve pathways involved in such functions as touch sensation, attention focusing, emotion, and cognition.
That explains why fat produces a touch sensation - creaminess - in the mouth.
Investigators have determined that individuals who are incomplete only by virtue of retained pin prick sensation sacrally have a better prognosis for lower extremity motor recovery than those who have only light touch sensation.
Clinical identification is done by the finding of a mutilating acropathy with a severe, distally pronounced impairment of all sensory qualities (Light touch sensation, position sense and vibratory perception, as well as pain and temperature perception).
In Group 1 1(4%) patient reported severe chest pain (VAS 7) 1(4%) reported mild chest pain (VAS 2) 1(4%) reported bouncing sensation on the chest without pain and 1(4%) reported touch sensation without pain.
Washington, Feb 22 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered that a gene known to control lens development is also vital for the development of neurons responsible for mechanosensory - touch sensation - function.
The traditional long white extended cane is crucial for Carl to extend his range of touch sensation and this key tool acts as a navigator for him in what is still a foreign landscape.
5%), the next common sign was impairment of touch sensation (70%).
UCLA researchers Sandra Rieger and Alvaro Sagasti found that hydrogen peroxide, a chemical signal released by wounded skin cells promotes the regeneration of sensory fibers, thus helping to ensure that touch sensation is restored to healing skin.
Vacratsis said the funding will help him hire graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who will utilize a variety of analytical and biological techniques to better understand the cellular processes involved in CMT, a neuromuscular disorder characterized by loss of muscle mass and touch sensation across various parts of the body.
With Raku-Raku Smartphone 2, after thoroughly studying and analyzing feedback from users of the original Raku-Raku Smartphone launched last year, Fujitsu has made roughly 600 improvements to the phone's user interface, including enhancing the touchscreen's touch sensation and employing display technology that enables further improvements in power consumption and clarity.