kin-esthetic

kinesthesia

[kin-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, kahy-nuhs-]
noun
the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense.
Also, kinaesthesia, kinesthesis.


Origin:
1875–80; < Greek kīn(eîn) to move, set in motion + esthesia

kinesthetic [kin-uhs-thet-ik] , adjective
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kinesthesia or kinesthesis (ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə, ˌkaɪn-)
 
n
the usual US spelling of kinaesthesia
 
kinesthesis or kinesthesis
 
n

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kinesthesia kin·es·the·sia (kĭn'ĭs-thē'zhə, kī'nĭs-)
n.

  1. The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.

  2. The sensation of moving in space.


kin'es·thet'ic (-thět'ĭk) adj.
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