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PROPRIOCEPTION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does proprioception mean? 

PROPRIOCEPTION (noun)
  The noun PROPRIOCEPTION has 1 sense:

1. the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts

  Familiarity information: PROPRIOCEPTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROPRIOCEPTION (noun)


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Meaning:

The ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("proprioception" is a kind of...):

interoception (sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "proprioception"):

kinaesthesia; kinaesthesis; kinesthesia; kinesthesis; kinesthetics; muscle sense; sense of movement (the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body)

kinanesthesia (inability to sense movement)

equilibrium; labyrinthine sense; sense of balance; sense of equilibrium; vestibular sense (a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head)

Holonyms ("proprioception" is a part of...):

somaesthesia; somaesthesis; somataesthesis; somatesthesia; somatic sense; somatic sensory system; somatosensory system; somesthesia; somesthesis (the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs)


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