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Pronunciation: bath′ē-es-thē′zē-ă

Definition: General term for all sensation from the tissues beneath the skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, and joints.

[G. bathys, deep, + aisthēsis, sensation]

See Also: myesthesia

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