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Descriptor in English: Proprioception
Descriptor in Spanish: Propiocepción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Propriocepção
Descriptor in French: Proprioception
Entry term(s): Position Sense
Position Senses
Proprioceptions
Sense of Position
Sense, Position
Senses, Position
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.541
G11.561.790.541
Scope note: Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 73
DeCS UI: 11866
Descriptor UI: D011434
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Proprioception - Preferred
Concept UI M0017778
Scope note Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
Preferred term Proprioception
Entry term(s) Proprioceptions
Position Sense - Narrower
Concept UI M0519213
Preferred term Position Sense
Entry term(s) Position Senses
Sense of Position
Sense, Position
Senses, Position



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