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Medical Term:

kinesthesia

Pronunciation: kin'es-the'ze-a

Definition:

  1. The sense perception of movement; the muscular sense.
  2. An illusion of moving in space.

Synonym(s): kinesthesis

[G. kinesis, motion, + aisthesis, sensation]

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