Definitions for kinesthesiaˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs-; -ˈθi sɪs
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kin•es•the•siaˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs-; -ˈθi sɪs(n.)
the sensation in the body of the movement of muscles, tendons, and joints.
Origin of kinesthesia:
1875–80; < Gk kīn(eîn) to move, set in motion +esthesia
kinesthesia, kinaesthesia, feeling of movement(noun)
the perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc
kinesthesis, kinaesthesis, kinesthesia, kinaesthesia, kinesthetics, muscle sense, sense of movement(noun)
the ability to feel movements of the limbs and body
Sensation or perception of motion.
(see usage note) proprioception or static position sense; the perception of the position and posture of the body; also, more broadly, including the motion of the body as well.
Origin: Ancient Greek κινέω (cineō, put in motion) + αἴσθησις (aesthēsis, sensation) in form -αισθησία after anaesthesia, etc. Compare kinesthesis and Modern Greek κιναισθησία.
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