kinaesthesia

/kaɪnəsˈθiziə/ (say kuynuhs'theezeeuh), /kɪn-/ (say kin-), /-ˈθiʒə/ (say -'theezhuh)

noun
the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, joints.
Also, kinaesthesis /ˌkaɪnəsˈθisəs/ (say .kuynuhs'theesuhs); Chiefly US, kinesthesia, kinesthesis. {New Latin, from Greek, kīnein move + -aisthēsia perception}
kinaesthetic /kaɪnəsˈθɛtɪk/ (say kuynuhs'thetik), /kɪn-/ (say kin-), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • kinaesthesia — kin aes*the sia, kinaesthesis kin aes*the sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. kinei^n to move + ? perception.] (Physiol.) The perception attendant upon the movements of the muscles; the sensation accompanying movement of the muscles. [Also spelled {kin es*the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinaesthesia — kinaesthesia, kinaesthesis, kinaesthetic, kinaesthetically chiefly Brit var of KINESTHESIA, KINESTHESIS, KINESTHETIC, KINESTHETICALLY * * * n. the sense that enables the brain to be constantly aware of the position and movement of muscles in… …   Medical dictionary

  • kinaesthesia — [kin΄es thēsiskin΄es thē′zhə] n. alt. sp. of KINESTHESIA: also kinaesthesis [kin΄es thēsis] kinaesthetic [kin΄esthet′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • kinaesthesia — /kin euhs thee zheuh, zhee euh, zee euh/, n. kinesthesia. Also, kinaesthesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • kinaesthesia — n. ability to feel movement, sensation of movement (in the muscles, tendons, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kinaesthesia — [ˌkɪnɪs θi:zɪə, ˌkʌɪn ] (US kinesthesia) noun awareness of the position and movement of the parts of the body by means of sensory organs (proprioceptors) in the muscles and joints. Derivatives kinaesthetic adjective Origin C19: from Gk kinein to… …   English new terms dictionary

  • kinaesthesia — n. the sense that enables the brain to be constantly aware of the position and movement of muscles in different parts of the body. This is achieved by means of proprioceptors, which send impulses from muscles, joints, and tendons. Without this… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • kinaesthesia — n. (US kinesthesia) a sense of awareness of the position and movement of the voluntary muscles of the body. Derivatives: kinaesthetic adj. Etymology: Gk kineo move + aisthesis sensation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Кинестезия (Kinaesthesia) — способность головного мозга постоянно осознавать положение и движение мышц различных частей тела. Эта способность достигается за счет проприоцепторов, которые посылают в головной мозг импульсы от мышц, суставов и сухожилий. Без такой способности… …   Медицинские термины

  • kinaesthesis — kinaesthesia kin aes*the sia, kinaesthesis kin aes*the sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. kinei^n to move + ? perception.] (Physiol.) The perception attendant upon the movements of the muscles; the sensation accompanying movement of the muscles. [Also spelled …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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