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A sensory receptor, found chiefly in muscles, tendons, joints, and the inner ear, that detects the motion or position of the body or a limb by responding to stimuli arising within the organism.
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pro•pri•o•cep•tive(ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp tɪv)
pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.
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|Adj.||1.||proprioceptive - of or relating to proprioception|
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a. propioceptivo-a, que recibe estímulos.
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