tactile, a. [L. tactilis, fr. tangere, tactum, to touch: cf. F. tactile.].
Tactile sense (Physiol.), the sense of touch, or pressure sense. See Touch.
Of or pertaining to the organs, or the sense, of touch; perceiving, or perceptible, by the touch; capable of being touched; as, tactile corpuscles; tactile sensations.
"The delicacy of the tactile sense varies on different parts of the skin; it is geatest on the forehead, temples and back of the forearm."
touch, tact, taction, tactility, feeling, palpation, palpability, contrectation, manipulation, massage, hand, finger, forefinger, thumb, paw, feeler, antenna, palpus, tactual, tactile
, tangible, palpable, lambent.