Definition of proprioceptive
: of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism a proprioceptive sensation proprioceptive feedback
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Kozie clothes have therapeutic benefits, and are designed to provide proprioceptive and tactile sensory input, such as gentle pressure, to comfort children with highly sensitive nervous systems.
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Origin and Etymology of proprioceptive
Latin proprius own + English -ceptive (as in receptive)
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of proprioceptive
: activated by, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the organism proprioceptive feedback
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