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Noun: proprioception
  1. The ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts

Derived forms: proprioceptions

Type of: interoception

Part of: somaesthesia [Brit, Cdn], somaesthesis [Cdn], somataesthesis, somatesthesia, somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somesthesia [N. Amer], somesthesis [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Proprioception