PREHENSION

noun. the action of clasping, grasping, or taking an item or reinforcing the body, generally with a limb adapted for such a reason.

PREHENSION: "Who can explain the concept of prehension to the class?"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PREHENSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prehension/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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