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(Physiology) physiol sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
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|Noun||1.||interoception - sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body|
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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