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kinaesthesia

[kin-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun
Also, kinaesthesis.
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kinaesthesia

/ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-/
noun
1.
the sensation by which bodily position, weight, muscle tension, and movement are perceived Also called muscle sense
Derived Forms
kinaesthetic, (US) kinesthetic (ˌkɪnɪsˈθɛtɪk; ˌkaɪn-) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek kinein to move + aesthesia
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