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pro·pri·o·cep·tor

 (prō′prē-ō-sĕp′tər)
n.
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.

[Latin proprius, one's own; see per in Indo-European roots + (re)ceptor.]

pro′pri·o·cep′tive adj.

pro•pri•o•cep•tive

(ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp tɪv)

adj.
pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.
[1905–10]
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Adj.1.proprioceptive - of or relating to proprioception
Translations
proprioceptif

pro·pri·o·cep·tive

a. propioceptivo-a, que recibe estímulos.

proprioceptive

adj propioceptivo
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