exteroceptive


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ex·ter·o·cep·tive

(eks'ter-ō-sep'tiv),
Relating to the exteroceptors; denoting the surface of the body containing the end organs adapted to receive impressions or stimuli from without.
[L. exterus, outside, + capio, to take]

ex·ter·o·cep·tive

(eks'tĕr-ō-sep'tiv)
Relating to the exteroceptors; denoting the surface of the body containing the end organs adapted to receive impressions or stimuli from without.
[L. exterus, outside, + capio, to take]

exteroceptive

(ĕks″tĕr-ō-sĕp′tĭv) [L. externus, outside, + receptus, having received]
Pert. to receptors detecting external (environmental) stimuli.
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In neuromobilization the clinical examination is mainly based on: exteroceptive and proprioceptive sensation tests, muscle reflexes testing, palpation examination of cerebellum, the study of cerebellum tension test (tension testing), testing the cerebellum mobility (mobility tests) [7,8].
Proprioceptive and Exteroceptive Sensors: Proprioceptive sensors determine/measure physical properties related to the internal conditions of devices/systems whereas exteroceptive sensors obtain information from the environment outside of the device.
Effect of low-level clenching and subsequent muscle pain on exteroceptive suppression and resting muscle activity in human jaw muscles.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, intense visual stress in everyday life made the visual sense dominant in the ratios and proportions amongst and between the human exteroceptive senses, and altered consciousness and social relations.
The salience system is associated with detection of relevance among several interoceptive and exteroceptive stimuli and guides behavior while updating expectations about the internal and external environment [9,10].
When robots operate in unstructured environments, it is essential to include exteroceptive sensory information in the control loop.