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English definition of “kinaesthesia”


noun [U] UK (US kinesthesia)     /ˌkɪn.iːsˈθiː.zi.ə/
the ability to know where the parts of your body are and how they are moving Touching and feelingShowing affection kinaesthetic (US kinesthetic)     /-ˈθet.ɪk/ US  /-ˈθet̬.ɪk/ adjective kinaesthetic sensations Touching and feelingShowing affection
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