Definitions for sensoryˈsɛn sə ri; sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)(adj)

    of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

    "sensory neurons"

  2. sensory, sensorial(adj)

    involving or derived from the senses

    "sensory experience"; "sensory channels"

  3. sensational, sensory(adj)

    relating to or concerned in sensation

    "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"

Wiktionary

  1. sensory(Adjective)

    Of the senses or sensation.

  2. Origin: From sentire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensory(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sensorium or sensation; as, sensory impulses; -- especially applied to those nerves and nerve fibers which convey to a nerve center impulses resulting in sensation; also sometimes loosely employed in the sense of afferent, to indicate nerve fibers which convey impressions of any kind to a nerve center


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