from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.
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- n. The sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body.
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- n. the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
Latin proprius, one's own; see per1 in Indo-European roots + (re)ception.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin proprius ("one's own"). (Wiktionary)