- General term for all sensation from the tissues beneath the skin, i.e., muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones and joints. SEE ALSO: myesthesia. SYN: deep sensibility. [G. bathys, deep, + aisthesis, sensation]
* * *bathy·es·the·sia (bath″e-es-theґzhə) [bathy- + esthesia] deep sensibility.
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deep sensibility — sensibility to stimuli such as pain, movement, and pressure that activate receptors below the body surface but not in the viscera. It includes joint sensibility (arthresthesia) and muscle sense (myesthesia). Called also bathyesthesia … Medical dictionary
bathy- — combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek, from bathys deep; akin to Welsh boddi to drown, Sanskrit gāhate he dives into 1. : deep bathyseism … Useful english dictionary