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Sensory

Meanings and phrases

sensory

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adj.
  1. of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; centripetal; receptive
  2. involving or derived from the senses; sensorial
  3. relating to or concerned in sensation; sensational
n.
  1. a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant; Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

sensory activity

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n.
  1. activity intended to achieve a particular sensory result

sensory aphasia

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n.
  1. aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words; Wernicke's aphasia; fluent aphasia; receptive aphasia; impressive aphasia

sensory deprivation

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n.
  1. a form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of all sensory input

sensory epilepsy

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n.
  1. focal epilepsy initiated by somatosensory phenomena

sensory faculty

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n.
  1. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; sense; sensation; sentience; sentiency

sensory fiber

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n.
  1. a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system; afferent fiber

sensory hair

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n.
  1. a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat; whisker; vibrissa

sensory nerve

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n.
  1. a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system; afferent nerve; afferent

sensory neuron

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n.
  1. a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord; afferent neuron

sensory receptor

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n.
  1. an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation; sense organ; receptor

sensory system

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n.
  1. a particular sense; modality; sense modality
  2. the body's system of sense organs

somatic sensory system

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n.
  1. the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs; somesthesia; somesthesis; somaesthesia; somaesthesis; somatesthesia; somataesthesis; somatosensory system; somatic sense

sensory information

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E.g.
  • The CNS processes many different kinds of incoming sensory information.
  • Secondary qualities are the sensory information we can perceive from its primary qualities.
  • First, it allows sensory information to be evaluated in the context of previous experience.

sensory neurons

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E.g.
  • Pheromones are detected by olfactory sensory neurons (OSNs).
  • Each amphid is made up of 12 sensory neurons with ciliated dendrites.
  • The existence of a distinct transduction process for all sensory neurons is highly unlikely.

sensory input

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E.g.
  • This was a form of extended sensory input.
  • The spinal cord is the pathway for sensory input to the brain and motor output from the brain.
  • Sensory-motor map In robotics one often combines external sensory input and motor kinematics.

sensory organs

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E.g.
  • Paired postanal lateral chemoreceptor sensory organs.
  • An ant's head contains many sensory organs.
  • They have several sensory organs which provide information to be processed.
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