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|(pro’’pre-o-sep`shun): is the information received from receptors in our joints (at the elbows, knees, & knuckles of the hands for example) that tell us about how our limbs are moving through space. The receptors in your muscles and joints also tell your brain when your muscles are tightening or relaxing or if your joints are bending or straightening. All this information allows us to know exactly where our body parts are in space without having to look at them. For example, if you had your eyes closed, you would be able to tell if your hands are open or closed.|
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