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Descriptor in English: Touch
Descriptor in Spanish: Tacto
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tato
Descriptor in French: Toucher
Entry term(s): Sense of Touch
Sense, Tactile
Senses, Tactile
Tactile Sense
Tactile Senses
Taction
Tactions
Touch Sense
Touch Senses
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.850
G11.561.790.850
Scope note: Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
Annotation: differentiate from TOUCH PERCEPTION: TOUCH takes place in the skin and mucous membranes, TOUCH PERCEPTION takes place in the brain
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
DeCS UI: 14503
Descriptor UI: D014110
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Touch - Preferred
Concept UI M0021717
Scope note Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
Preferred term Touch
Entry term(s) Sense of Touch
Sense, Tactile
Senses, Tactile
Tactile Sense
Tactile Senses
Taction
Tactions
Touch Sense
Touch Senses



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