CUTANEOUS SENSE

any of the sense which are reliant upon skin receptors that are vulnerable to touch, pressure, hot and cold, pain, or vibration. Commonly referred to as skin sense.

CUTANEOUS SENSE: "temperature, touch, and pressure senses are all composites of the cutaneous sense."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CUTANEOUS SENSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cutaneous-sense/ (accessed July 21, 2019).
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