Definition of Proprioceptor

1. Noun. Special nerve endings in the muscles and tendons and other organs that respond to stimuli regarding the position and movement of the body.

Generic synonyms: Nerve End, Nerve Ending



Definition of Proprioceptor

1. Noun. (anatomy) A nerve ending that functions as a sensory receptor in muscles, tendons, joints and the inner ear; they respond to movement and position ¹

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Definition of Proprioceptor

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Proprioceptor

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"... and as proprioceptor (Figs. 2 and 3) and on the efferent side of the arc there is also a lack of differentiation between the tract neurones and the ..."

2. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"... whose reactions may be vividly conscious, and the latter being a proprioceptor whose reactions are almost entirely unconsciously performed. ..."

3. An Introduction to neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1918)
"... whose reactions may be vividly conscious, and the latter being a proprioceptor whose reactions are almost entirely unconsciously performed. ..."

4. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1918)
"... whose reactions may be vividly conscious, and the latter being a proprioceptor whose reactions are almost entirely unconsciously performed. ..."

5. The Control of Hunger in Health and Disease by Anton Julius Carlson (1916)
"... either a change in the central nervous system, or a change in the character of the nervous impulses from the stomach and other proprioceptor systems. ..."

6. The Control of Hunger in Health and Disease by Anton Julius Carlson (1916)
"... either a change in the central nervous system, or a change in the character of the nervous impulses from the stomach and other proprioceptor systems. ..."

7. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1918)
"The peripheral dependence of postural muscle tonus upon the proprioceptor, constituting the source of kinesthetic imagery, indicates that in a certain sense ..."

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