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sensory adj
1 of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons" [syn: centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)]
2 involving or derived from the senses; "sensory experience"; "sensory channels" [syn: sensorial] [ant: extrasensory]
3 relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs" [syn: sensational]

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From sentire "to feel".


  • /ˈsɛnsəri/


  1. Of the senses or sensation.


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