Definition of proprioceptive in English:

proprioceptive

Line breaks: pro¦prio|cep¦tive
Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊprɪə(ʊ)ˈsɛptɪv
 
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adjective

Physiology
  • Relating to stimuli that are produced and perceived within an organism, especially those connected with the position and movement of the body. Compare with exteroceptive and interoceptive.
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    • These exercise drills are designed to maximally challenge the scapulothoracic muscle force couples and to stimulate the proprioceptive and kinesthetic awareness of the scapula.
    • It may also be the site of projection of proprioceptive afferents from the respiratory muscles and chest wall.
    • So, in this process they become conditioned to the kinesthetic and proprioceptive receptor inputs.

Derivatives

proprioception

noun

Origin

early 20th century: from Latin proprius 'own' + receptive.

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