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pro·pri·o·cep·tion

 (prō′prē-ō-sĕp′shən)
n.
The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.

[Latin proprius, one's own; see per in Indo-European roots + (re)ception.]
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proprioception

(ˌprəʊprɪəˈsɛpʃən)
n
(Physiology) the neurological ability of the body to sense movement and position
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pro•pri•o•cep•tion

(ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp ʃən)

n.
perception governed by proprioceptors, as awareness of the position of one's body.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somesthesia - the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
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proprioception

n propiocepción f
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References in classic literature ?
And images of words, for the reasons considered in Lecture VIII, cannot be distinguished with any certainty from sensations, when, as is often, if not usually, the case, they are kinaesthetic images of pronouncing the words.
The 'visual' patient will be more likely to use words and phrases that express the inconvenience of not being able to see, while the kinaesthetics amongst us may use language describing the heat and the dangers of a burn in such a situation.
Le correnti di pensiero sopra esposte presentano evidentemente tra loro similitudini ed affinita, pur con una sistematicita espositiva differente: il metodo elaborato da Igiea ha le caratteristiche di un vero e proprio impianto concettuale, volto soprattutto alla salvaguardia e valorizzazione del ruolo professionale ed etico dell'infermiere e orientato a vantaggio della persona assistita; le due metodologie rappresentate da Dotte e Kinaesthetics possono venire interpretate invece da un punto di vista piu tecnico e pratico.