BARESTHESIA

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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., Sam M.S., "BARESTHESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/baresthesia/ (accessed September 30, 2022).

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