kinesthesis


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kinesthesis

[‚kin·əs′thē·səs]
(physiology)
The system of sensitivity present in the muscles and their attachments.
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They're an important part of the cat's kinesthesis awareness of its body and motion in space--which is essential to hunting and survival," says Dr.
Insisting on a film theory "that connects sense to place," Bruno defines the haptic as a problem not only of touch but of kinesthesis, "the ability of our bodies to sense their own movement in space" (6).