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Touch MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Touch
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.816.850
G11.561.790.850
Unique ID
D014110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014110
Annotation
differentiate from TOUCH PERCEPTION: TOUCH takes place in the skin and mucous membranes, TOUCH PERCEPTION takes place in the brain
Scope Note
Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
Entry Term(s)
Sense of Touch
Tactile Sense
Taction
NLM Classification #
WR 102
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Touch Preferred
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