the knowledge and perception of the movement and placement of the physical body in space. the parietal lobe is the part of the brain that processes this information. some believe this to be an extra sense above and beyond the traditionally known five senses (touch, taste, hearing, vision, and smell).
Kin`es*the"sis (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. to move + perception.] Physiol.
The perception attendant upon the movements of the muscles.
© Webster 1913.
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