BARESTHESIA

n. in relation to sensitivity, the ability to sense weight or pressure. Greek in origin, it is derived from baros meaning pressure and aesthesia meaning sensation. See pressure sense.

BARESTHESIA: "As your individal sense of weight and pressure, baresthesia can actually be measured and this is done by means of an instrument called a baresthesiometer."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BARESTHESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/baresthesia/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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