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kinaesthesia(ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-) or
kinesthesia(ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-) or
(Physiology) the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceived. Also called: muscle sense
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia]
kinaesthetic, kinesthetic adj
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|Noun||1.||kinaesthesia - the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc|
somatosense - any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
|2.||kinaesthesia - 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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