1. the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations

- he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes

Similar word(s): somatesthesia

Definition categories: thought, perception

2. the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs

Similar word(s): somatesthesia, somesthesis

Definition categories: thought, interoception