follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

proprioceptive

[proh-pree-uh-sep-tiv] /ˌproʊ pri əˈsɛp tɪv/
adjective, Physiology
1.
pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; proprio- + (re)ceptive
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for proprioceptive

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for proprioceptive

25
0
Scrabble Words With Friends