proprioceptive

[proh-pree-uh-sep-tiv]

adjective Physiology.

pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.

Origin of proprioceptive

First recorded in 1905–10; proprio- + (re)ceptive
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