Coenesthesis
Coenesthesis C[oe]n`es*the"sis (? or ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. koino`s common + ? sensation.] (Physiol.) Common sensation or general sensibility, as distinguished from the special sensations which are located in, or ascribed to, separate organs, as the eye and ear. It is supposed to depend on the ganglionic system. [1913 Webster]

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  • coenesthesis — coe·nes·the·sis …   English syllables

  • coenesthesis — An awareness of one s body and overall health …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • coenesthesis — noun see coenesthesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • coenesthetic hallucination —    Also written as cenesthetic hallucination. Both terms translate loosely to hallucination of auto somatic awareness . They are used to denote a * somatic hallucination consisting of a peculiar visceral or other bodily sensation that cannot be… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • coenesthesiopathy —    Also known as coenestopathy. The term coenesthesiopathy comes from the medical Latin noun coenesthesis which in turn comes from the Greek words koinos (communal) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive) and the Greek noun pathos (suffering) …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • paracoenesthesiopathy —    The term paracoenesthesiopathy comes from the Greek prefix para (beside, near, resembling, accessory to, beyond, apart from, abnormal), the medical Latin noun coenesthesis which in turn comes from the Greek words koinos (communal) and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • acenesthesia —    Also known as acoenesthesiopathy, general elementary somatopsychosis, and asomatognosia. The term acenesthesia comes from the Greek words a (not), koinos (communal), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). It translates loosely as not… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • coenesthetic autoscopy —    Also written as cenesthetic autoscopy. Both terms are indebted to the medical Latin noun coenes thesis, which in turn comes from the Greek words koinos (communal) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). The term coenesthesis was used… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hypercoenesthesiopathy —    The term hypercoenesthesiopathy comes from the Greek prefix huper (to exceed a certain boundary), the medical Latin noun coenesthesis which itself comes from the Greek words koinos (communal) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive) and the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • ce|nes|the|sis — «SEE nuhs THEE sihs, SEHN uhs », noun. = coenesthesis. (Cf. ↑coenesthesis) …   Useful english dictionary

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