muscle sense


noun Psychology, Physiology.

a sense of movement derived from afferent nerves originating in tendons, muscle tissue, skin, and joints; proprioception.

Nearby words

  1. muscle of larynx,
  2. muscle of tragus,
  3. muscle of uvula,
  4. muscle plasma,
  5. muscle plate,
  6. muscle serum,
  7. muscle shirt,
  8. muscle shoals,
  9. muscle spasm,
  10. muscle spindle

Origin of muscle sense

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for muscle sense

muscle sense

noun

another name for kinaesthesia
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