proprioceptive defect

proprioceptive defect

[‚prō·prē·ə‚sep·tiv di′fekt]
(psychology)
A distorted self-perception of body parts and of contact with the environment.
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The patient also reported an unusual "floating sensation" in the trunk and extremities, which was suggestive of a proprioceptive defect. In addition to anxiety, minor behavioral changes, including confusion and signs of depression, were observed.
Moritz, "Bilateral proprioceptive defects in patients with a unilateral anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a comparison between patients and healthy individuals," Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol.