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for smell it would be "olfactory". What is it for touch?

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Related question: english.stackexchange.com/questions/7256/… –  Mitch Schwartz Dec 23 '10 at 6:15
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Hah Google Sets was actually useful for something! Results for inputting visual, olfactory, and auditory were:

  • visual
  • olfactory
  • auditory
  • gustatory
  • tactile
  • kinesthetic
  • vestibular
  • proprioceptive
  • pain
  • touch/pressure
  • gravity
  • receptors
  • kinaesthetic
  • somatosensory

So, tactile it is!

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"Haptic" is sometimes used as well in some technical contexts, but will not be understood by most people (i.e. I had to look it up when I first encountered it). –  Colin Fine Dec 23 '10 at 12:26
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