Definition of reafference in English:

reafference

noun

Physiology
  • Sensory stimulation caused by movements of the body (proprioceptive feedback), especially as contrasted with that caused by external stimuli.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Behaviour. From re- + afferent, after German Reafferenz.

Pronunciation

reafference

/rɪˈaf(ə)rəns//rɪˈaf(ə)r(ə)ns/