proprioception
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌpɹəʊ.pɹi.əʊˈsɛp.ʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌpɹoʊ.pɹi.oʊˈsɛp.ʃən/
Noun

proprioception

  1. The sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body.
    • 2003, James Stark, Bel Canto: A History of Vocal Pedagogy, University of Toronto Press (ISBN 9780802086143), page 30:
      […] it is achieved through a neuromuscular feedback system known as proprioception or kinaesthetic awareness, as well as through an auditory control system in which the ear monitors the sound and makes […]
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