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proprioception(1) The internal sense of the relative position of the body’s musculoskeletal units with each other and the effort needed to move them.
(2) Kinaesthetic sense, see there.
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kinaesthesiaPerception of bodily movement, or of the sensation of movement. Compare PROPRIOCEPTION.
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kin·es·the·si·a, kinesthesis (kin'es-thē'zē-ă, -sis)
1. Sense perception of movement; muscular sense.
[G. kinēsis, motion, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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