somaesthetic aura
   Also written as somesthetic aura. Both terms are indebted to the Greek words soma (body), aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive), and aura (wind, smell). They are used as synonyms for the term * somatosensory aura.
   References
   Podoll, K., Robinson, D. (2002). Splitting of the body image as somesthetic aura symptom in migraine. Cephalalgia, 22, 62-65.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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