Kinesthetic sense

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Kinesthetic sense --> myesthesia

The sensation felt in muscle when it is contracting; awareness of movement or activity in muscles or joints; sense of position or movement mediated in large part by the posterior columns and medial lemniscus.

See: bathyesthesia.

Synonym: deep sensibility, kinesthetic sense, mesoblastic sensibility, muscular sense, myoesthesis, myoesthesia.

Origin: g. Mys, muscle, _ aisthesis, sensation