Definitions for sense organ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sense′ or`gan(n.)

  1. a specialized bodily structure that receives or is sensitive to internal or external stimuli; receptor.

    Category: Anatomy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor(noun)

    an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation


  1. sense organ(Noun)

    an organic sensor.

  2. Origin: Attested from 1850–55


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