muscle sense


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muscle sense

n
(Physiology) another name for kinaesthesia
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Noun1.muscle sense - the ability to feel movements of the limbs and bodymuscle sense - the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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The scientific term for this muscle sense is proprioception, and O'Malley's Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab (MAHI) has worked for years to develop technology that would allow amputees to receive proprioceptive feedback from artificial limbs.
Many children rely heavily on sight so when this is taken away their joint and muscle sense has to work harder to keep them upright and co-ordinated.
Methods relying on deglutition and tactile muscle sense of the patient were next in popularity.