Definition of Pressure sensation

1. Noun. The somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin. "The sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressure Sensation

pressure cabin
pressure cooker
pressure cookers
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pressure feed
pressure gage
pressure gauge
pressure gauges
pressure gradient
pressure group
pressure groups
pressure level
pressure of speech
pressure point
pressure retarded osmosis
pressure sensation (current term)
pressure sore
pressure suit
pressure ulcer
pressure ulcers
pressure unit
pressure valve
pressure vessel
pressure vessels
pressure washer
pressure washers
pressured
pressured speech
pressureless
pressures

Literary usage of Pressure sensation

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"The characteristic pressure sensation may be produced by electrical ... Further, since the granular pressure sensation belongs uniquely to the spots thus ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"THE REPRESENTATION OF pressure sensation OF THE FACE IN THE FACIAL NERVE Head has shown that deep sensation of the body has a different peripheral nerve ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"THE REPRESENTATION OF pressure sensation OF THE FACE IN THE FACIAL NERVE Head has shown that deep sensation of the body has a different peripheral nerve ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"This preservation of pressure sensation was very remarkable in my two cases, in one of which a large part of the ganglion had been removed, and was observed ..."

5. Analytical Psychology: A Practical Manual for Colleges and Normal Schools by Lightner Witmer (1902)
"Would you consider the pressure and the pain to be two different sensations or is the pain in this case only a painful pressure sensation ? ..."

6. Analytical Psychology: A Practical Manual for Colleges and Normal Schools by Lightner Witmer (1902)
"Do you seem to get an isolated pain sensation or is there always a pressure sensation mixed with the pain sensation? Would you consider the pressure and the ..."

7. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... eg on the back of the hand, one of two things will happen: either it will arouse a dull, vague, diffuse pressure sensation, or it will arouse a sharp, ..."

8. Outlines of Psychology: Based Upon the Results of Experimental Investigation by Oswald Külpe, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"... the name 'pressure sensation' denotes a single sensation quality. We have now to raise the question of the place of its peripheral origination. ..."

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