proprioceptive

proprioceptive

[proh-pree-uh-sep-tiv]
adjective Physiology.
pertaining to proprioceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.

Origin:
1905–10; proprio- + (re)ceptive

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proprioceptor (ˌprəʊprɪəˈsɛptə)
 
n
physiol exteroceptor Compare interoceptor any receptor (as in the gut, blood vessels, muscles, etc) that supplies information about the state of the body
 
[C20: from proprio-, from Latin proprius one's own + receptor]
 
proprio'ceptive
 
adj

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