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Sensations such as touch, pressure and pain that are detected by sensory receptors in the body.
A location in the cerebrum that interprets somatic sensations.
Receptors that detect touch, pressure, heat, cold and pain.
A type of sensory receptor encapsulated or enclosed in epithelial or connective tissue.
Perceived pain to the body.
Pain felt in the skin, skeletal muscles, joints or tendons.
Pain felt in the internal organs.
A person's perception of pain that can be wrongly projected from an internal organ to the body's surface because the brain cannot pinpoint the source of the pain.
An adaptation to a stimulus or becoming less aware of a stimulus over time.