Definition of vibrotactile in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌvībrəˈtaktl/ Pronunciation: /-ˌtīl/


Relating to or involving the perception of vibration through touch.
Example sentences
  • The second stage was defined as intermittent or persistent numbness, as well as reduced sensory perception confirmed by subjective tests for tactile, esthesiometric, and vibrotactile perception.
  • A study of long-term effects in individuals who experienced acute toxicity with organophosphorus insecticides indicated dose-dependent decreases in sustained visual attention and vibrotactile sensitivity.
  • Vibrotactile stimuli activate the auditory cortices in the congenitally deaf, suggesting that the cortical areas that normally subserve hearing may process vibrotactile information in those whose auditory abilities are lacking.

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Syllabification: vi·bro·tac·tile

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