proprioceptive
adjective Etymology: Latin proprius own + English -ceptive (as in receptive) Date: 1906 of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism <
a proprioceptive sensation
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proprioceptive feedback
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proprioceptive — [prō΄prē ə sep′tiv] adj. [< L proprius, one s own + (RE)CEPTIVE] designating or of stimuli produced in body tissues, as the muscles or tendons, and received there by the proprioceptors …   English World dictionary

  • proprioceptive — Capable of receiving stimuli originating in muscles, tendons, and other internal tissues. [L. proprius, one s own, + capio, to take] * * * pro·prio·cep·tive sep tiv adj activated by, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism… …   Medical dictionary

  • proprioceptive — ● proprioceptif, proprioceptive adjectif (de propre et réceptif) Se dit de la sensibilité du système nerveux aux informations sur les postures et les mouvements, venant des muscles et des articulations …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • proprioceptive — /proh pree euh sep tiv/, adj. Physiol. pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them. [1905 10; PROPRIO + (RE)CEPTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • proprioceptive — adjective Of or pertaining to proprioception …   Wiktionary

  • proprioceptive — prəʊprɪə septɪv adj. of the reception of information about body position and movement by the sensory systems …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proprioceptive — [ˌprəʊprɪə(ʊ) sɛptɪv] adjective Physiology of or denoting stimuli produced and perceived within an organism, especially those relating to position and movement of the body. Derivatives proprioception noun proprioceptively adverb proprioceptor… …   English new terms dictionary

  • proprioceptive — pro·pri·o·cep·tive …   English syllables

  • proprioceptive — pro•pri•o•cep•tive [[t]ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp tɪv[/t]] adj. phl pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • proprioceptive — /ˌproʊpriəˈsɛptɪv/ (say .prohpreeuh septiv) adjective relating to sensory excitations originating in muscles, tendons and joints. {proprio (combining form of Latin proprius one s own) + (re)ceptive} …   Australian English dictionary

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