Term Information [More information on proprioception]

Accession
GO:0019230
Name
proprioception
Ontology
biological_process
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Definition
The series of events by which an organism senses the position, location, orientation, and movement of the body and its parts. Proprioception is mediated by proprioceptors, sensory nerve terminals found in muscles, tendons, and joint capsules, which give information concerning movements and position of the body. The receptors in the labyrinth are sometimes also considered proprioceptors. Source: ISBN:072168677X, http://www.onelook.com/
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Ancestors of proprioception (GO:0019230)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
proprioception [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
proprioception [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
proprioception [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
proprioception [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) neurological system process (GO:0050877)
proprioception [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) neuromuscular process (GO:0050905)
proprioception [part_of relation] part_of  neuromuscular process controlling posture (GO:0050884)
proprioception [is_a relation] is_a  sensory perception (GO:0007600)
Children of proprioception (GO:0019230)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
perception of rate of movement (GO:0019232) [is_a relation] is_a  proprioception
perception of static position (GO:0019231) [is_a relation] is_a  proprioception
proprioception involved in equilibrioception (GO:0051355) [is_a relation] is_a  proprioception
Wikipedia
Proprioception