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Sensation

sensation 1. (Science: physiology) An impression, or the consciousness of an impression, made upon the central nervous... Read More

Somatosensation

Definition noun A somatosensory sensation; the perception of sensory stimuli coming from the skin that involves senses of... Read More

Objectives

objective sensation A sensation caused by a verifiable stimulus. primary sensation, a sensation that is the direct result of... Read More

Anaesthetic

Definition noun, plural: anesthetics (pharmacology) A drug or an agent that is used to produce temporary and partial loss of... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Anaesthesia

Definition noun An induced reversible loss of perception of pain and other sensations Supplement Anaesthesia is an induced... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Scratch reflex

Definition noun, plural: scratch reflexes (1) A spinal reflex characterized by a response to the activation of sensory... Read More

Pain

pain (Science: symptom) An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or... Read More

Neurogastronomy

Definition noun A discipline that is concerned with how the brain perceives food and flavor and how the latter affects... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Integumentary system

Definition noun The organ system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales,... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Young-helmholtz theory of colour vision

'''Young-helmholtz theory of color vision A theory that there are three perceiving elements in the retina: red, green, and... Read More

Cenesthesia

Cenesthesia The general sense of bodily existence; the sensation caused by the functioning of the internal organs. Synonym:... Read More

Law of specific nerve energies

<a href="https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/law-of-specific">nerve energies --> Muller's law Each type... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Sensitive

sensitive 1. Having sense of feeling; possessing or exhibiting the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects;... Read More

Feeling

Feeling 1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart. 2. Expressive of great sensibility;... Read More

Sensibility

sensibility Origin: Cf. F. Sensibilite, LL. Sensibilitas. 1. (Science: physiology) The quality or state of being sensible,... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Atopognosia

Atopognosia Atopognosis sensory inattention; inability to locate a sensation properly. Usually caused by a contralateral... Read More

FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More

Graphesthesia

Definition noun The ability of an individual to recognize writing on the skin (such as on the palm of the hand) purely by... Read More

Lightening

Lightening sensation of decreased abdominal distention during the later weeks of pregnancy following the descent of the... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Antenna

Antenna Origin: L. Antenna sail-yard; NL, a feeler, horn of an insect. (Science: zoology) a movable, articulated organ of... Read More

Animal cell

An animal cell is the fundamental functional unit of life of animals. It is also the basic unit of reproduction. Animal... Read More

Pricking

pricking 1. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point. There is that speaketh like the prickings of a sword. 2.... Read More

Ciliate

Definition noun, plural: ciliates Common name for the members of the phylum Ciliophora (or in other classification scheme,... Read More

Papillary dermis

Definition noun The more superficial layer of the dermis that intertwines with the rete ridges of the epidermis, and is made... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Thermal sense

thermal sense --> thermoesthesia The ability to distinguish differences of temperature. Synonym: temperature sense, thermal... Read More

Sensory neuron

Definition noun, plural: sensory neurons A type of neuron that transmits sensory nerve impulses Supplement The neurons are... Read More

Basal surface

Definition noun (histology) The edge of the cell or tissue facing the underlying connective tissue (dentistry) The... Read More

Afferent neuron

Definition noun, plural: afferent neurons A type of neuron that detects stimulus from the periphery and relays nerve... Read More

Acroesthesia

Acroesthesia 1. An extreme degree of hyperesthesia. 2. Hyperesthesia of one or more of the extremities. Origin: acro-- g.... Read More

Supraliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: supraliminal stimuli A stimulus above the threshold of sensation or of awareness Supplement In... Read More

Chills

Chill 1. A sensation of cold. 2. A feeling of cold with shivering and pallor, accompanied by an elevation of temperature in... Read More

Thermoanesthesia

thermoanesthesia Loss of the temperature sense or of the ability to distinguish between heat and cold; insensibility to heat... Read More