Definition of Kinanesthesia
1. Noun. Inability to sense movement.
Medical Definition of Kinanesthesia
1. A disturbance of deep sensibility in which there is inability to perceive either direction or extent of movement, the result being ataxia. Synonym: cinanesthesia. Origin: G. Kinesis, motion, + an-priv. + aisthesis, sensation (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kinanesthesia
Literary usage of Kinanesthesia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of the Nervous System by Archibald Church, Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"It is very significant that in spite of the existence of severe kinanesthesia there is no, or but very slight, ataxia. In other cases the patient may ..."