Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.
[Greek haptikos, from haptesthai, to grasp, touch, of unknown origin.]
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(Biology) relating to or based on the sense of touch
[C19: from Greek, from haptein to touch]
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|Adj.||1.||haptic – of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; “haptic data”; “a tactile reflex”|
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