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Noun: tactual sensation
  1. The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
    - touch, touch sensation, tactile sensation, feeling
  2. The faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure, heat or pain
    - tactility, touch perception, skin perceptiveness

Derived forms: tactual sensations

Type of: perception, somaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], somaesthesis [Cdn], somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia [N. Amer], somesthesis [N. Amer]