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kinaesthesia

or kin·aes·the·sis

[ kin-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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British Dictionary definitions for kinaesthesia

kinaesthesia

kinaesthesis, US kinesthesia or US kinesthesis

/ (ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə, ˌkaɪn-) /

noun
the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceivedAlso called: muscle sense

Derived forms of kinaesthesia

kinaesthetic or US kinesthetic (ˌkɪnɪsˈθɛtɪk, ˌkaɪn-), adjective

Word Origin for kinaesthesia

C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia
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