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kinanesthesia

Pronunciation: kin'an-es-the'ze-a

Definition: A disturbance of deep sensibility in which there is inability to perceive either direction or extent of movement, the result being ataxia.

Synonym(s): cinanesthesia

[G. kinesis, motion, + an- priv. + aisthesis, sensation]

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