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The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.
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(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)
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
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proprioceptionn propiocepción f
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