Kinesthesia



[kin-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, kahy-nuh s-] /ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs-/

noun
1.
the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense.
/ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-/
noun
1.
the usual US spelling of kinaesthesia
n.

also kinaesthesia, 1888, Modern Latin compound of Greek kinein “to set in motion; to move” (see cite) + aisthesis “perception” (see anaesthesia).

kinesthesia kin·es·the·sia (kĭn’ĭs-thē’zhə, kī’nĭs-)
n.

kin’es·thet’ic (-thět’ĭk) adj.

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