proprioception(redirected from position sense)
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The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.
(Physiology) the neurological ability of the body to sense movement and position
pro•pri•o•cep•tion(ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp ʃən)
perception governed by proprioceptors, as awareness of the position of one's body.
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|Noun||1.||proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts|
interoception - sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
kinesthesis, kinesthetics, muscle sense, sense of movement, kinaesthesis, kinesthesia, kinaesthesia - the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
kinanesthesia - inability to sense movement
labyrinthine sense, sense of balance, sense of equilibrium, vestibular sense, equilibrium - a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head