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pallaesthesia


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Sensation of vibration transmitted through the skin and bones. US pallesthesia. Also called palmaesthesia or palmesthesia. See also Meissner's corpuscle, Pacinian corpuscle, vibration receptor, vibratory sense. Compare pallanaesthesia. [From Greek pallein to shake + aisthesis feeling + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.


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