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."
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