SOMESTHESIA (SOMAESTHESIA) By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 sensitivity to cutaneous, kinaesthetic and visceral stimulation. Also called somesthesis. SOMESTHESIA (SOMAESTHESIA): "Somesthesia is a sensitivity to cutaneous, kinesthetic and visceral stimulation." Related Psychology Terms SOMESTHETIC STIMULATION EPICRITIC SENSATION DERMO-OPTICAL PERCEPTION (DOP) GNOSTIC FUNCTION ERETHISM CELIAC PLEXUS PERSONAL-GROWTH LABORATORY VISCERAL REACTION PROTOPATHIC PLEASURE CENTER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOMESTHESIA (SOMAESTHESIA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/somesthesia-somaesthesia/ (accessed March 30, 2020).