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proprioception

noun pro·pri·o·cep·tion \ˌprō-prē-ō-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of PROPRIOCEPTION

:  the reception of stimuli produced within the organism

Origin of PROPRIOCEPTION

proprioceptive + -ion
First Known Use: 1906

proprioception

noun pro·prio·cep·tion \ˌprō-prē-ō-ˈsep-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROPRIOCEPTION

:  the reception of stimuli produced within the organism

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