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"Touch" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Touch" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Touch" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 193 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2010 and 2013
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