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Medical Term:

kinesthetic sense

 

Definition: the sensation of muscle contraction; awareness of movement or activity in muscles or joints; sense of position or movement mediated largely by the posterior columns and medial lemniscus.

Synonym(s): deep sensibility, muscular sense, myesthesia, myoesthesis, myoesthesia

See Also: bathyesthesia

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