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 noun
Origin
early 20th cent.: from L. proprius 'own' + receptive.

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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 — 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 > < proprioceptive feedback > …   New Collegiate 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 — 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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