kinesthesia

Definitions of kinesthesia
1

n the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc

Synonyms:
feeling of movement, kinaesthesia
Type of:
somatosense
any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
somaesthesia, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia, somesthesis
the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs

n the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body

Synonyms:
kinaesthesia, kinaesthesis, kinesthesis, kinesthetics, muscle sense, sense of movement
Antonyms:
kinanesthesia
inability to sense movement
Type of:
proprioception
the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts

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