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myesthesia

 [mi″es-the´zhah]
muscle sensibility.
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kin·es·thet·ic sense

the sensation of muscle contraction; awareness of movement or activity in muscles or joints; sense of position or movement mediated largely by the posterior columns and medial lemniscus.
See also: bathyesthesia.
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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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my·es·the·si·a

(mī'es-thē'zē-ă)
The sensation felt in muscle when it is contracting; awareness of movement or activity in muscles or joints; sense of position or movement mediated in large part by the posterior columns and medial lemniscus.
See also: bathyesthesia
Synonym(s): kinesthetic sense, muscular sense, myaesthesia.
[G. mys, muscle, + aisthēsis, sensation]
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