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Related to proprioceptor: kinesthesia
any of the sensory nerve endings that give information concerning movements and position of the body; they occur chiefly in muscles, tendons, and the labyrinth. adj., adj propriocep´tive.
One of a variety of sensory end organs (such as the muscle spindle and Golgi tendon organ) in muscles, tendons, and joint capsules that sense position or state of contraction.
A sensory receptor, found chiefly in muscles, tendons, joints, and the inner ear, that detects the motion or position of the body or a limb by responding to stimuli arising within the organism.
proprioceptorA sensory end organ that provides information about the position of the body and its parts in space at a particular moment in time; proprioceptors are present in muscle, tendons and joint capsules, and include the muscle spindle and the Golgi tendon organ.
One of a variety of sensory end organs (such as the muscle spindle and Golgi tendon organ) in muscles, tendons, and joint capsules.