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kinaesthesia

noun [U] uk UK ( US kinesthesia)   /ˌkɪn.iːsˈθiː.zi.ə/ us  
the ability to know where the parts of your body are and how they are moving
kinaesthetic
adjective uk ( US kinesthetic)   /-ˈθet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈθet̬.ɪk/
kinaesthetic sensations
Translations of “kinaesthesia”
in Chinese (Traditional) 動覺,(肌肉等的)運動感覺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动觉,(肌肉等的)运动感觉…
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