proprioceptive


pro·pri·o·cep·tive

adjective \-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of PROPRIOCEPTIVE

:  of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism <a proprioceptive sensation> <proprioceptive feedback>

Origin of PROPRIOCEPTIVE

Latin proprius own + English -ceptive (as in receptive)
First Known Use: 1906

pro·prio·cep·tive

adjective \-ˈsep-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROPRIOCEPTIVE

: activated by, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism <proprioceptive feedback>

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