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The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.
kin′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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kinesthesia(ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-) or
(Physiology) see kinaesthesia
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kin•es•the•sia(ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs-)
also kin•es•the•sis(-ˈθi sɪs)
the sensation in the body of the movement of muscles, tendons, and joints.
[1875–80; < Greek kīn(eîn) to move, set in motion + esthesia]
kin`es•thet′ic (-ˈθɛt ɪk) adj.
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Medicine. the sense by which movement, weight, position, etc. are perceived. — kinesthetic, adj.See also: Perception
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|Noun||1.||kinesthesia - 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.||kinesthesia - 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
kinanesthesia - inability to sense movement
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n. cinestesia, experiencia sensorial, sentido y percepción de un movimiento.
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