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proprioceptive

Line breaks: pro¦prio|cep¦tive
Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊprɪə(ʊ)ˈsɛptɪv
 
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Definition of proprioceptive in English:

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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

proprioception

1
noun

proprioceptively

2
adverb

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