SYN: articular sensibility. [G. arthron, joint, + aisthesis, sensation]

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ar·thres·the·sia (ahr″thres-theґzhə) [arthr- + esthesia] joint sensibility; the perception of joint motions.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • joint sense — arthresthesia …   Medical dictionary

  • joint sensibility — arthresthesia …   Medical dictionary

  • sensibility — The consciousness of sensation; the capability of perceiving sensible stimuli. [L. sensibilitas] articular s. appreciation of sensation in joint surfaces. SYN: arthresthesia, joint sense. bone s. SYN: pallesthesia …   Medical dictionary

  • deep sensibility — sensibility to stimuli such as pain, movement, and pressure that activate receptors below the body surface but not in the viscera. It includes joint sensibility (arthresthesia) and muscle sense (myesthesia). Called also bathyesthesia …   Medical dictionary

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