proprioceptive sensation

proprioceptive sensation

Etymology: L, proprius + capere + sentire, to feel
the feeling of body movement and position, including motion of the arms and legs, resulting from stimuli received by special sense organs in the muscles, tendons, joints, and inner ear. The stimuli may be produced by changes in muscle tension or stretching and reaction to the pull of gravity on the body.
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The patient had vibratory sensation and light and deep proprioceptive sensation around the umbilicus.
Gravity Grabber is derived from the novel insight that fingerpad deformation provides a reliable sensation of weight even when proprioceptive sensation is absent.

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