vestibular sense


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Noun1.vestibular sense - a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the headvestibular sense - a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
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A year earlier, Ocker and Jones had said, "Any good pilot who understands his vestibular sense, and who is taught to fly blind, can now do so with complete safety.
From my perspective, there are in fact two more senses: the vestibular sense (balance) and the sense of proprioception (motion).
In Sergeant White's case, his vestibular sense conflicts with the visual sense, which creates an abnormal physiological state.