HyperDic: sensory_system

English > 2 senses of the expression sensory system:
NOUNcognitionsensory system, modality, sense modalitya particular sense
bodysensory systemthe body's system of sense organs
English > sensory system: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA particular sense.
Synonymsmodality, sense modality
Narrowerhearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modalityThe ability to hear
sight, vision, visual sense, visual modalityThe ability to see
smell, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modalityThe faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
somatosenseAny of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain
taste, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modalityThe faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
Broadersense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultyThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
English > sensory system: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe body's system of sense organs.
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsolfactory nerve, nervii olfactorii, first cranial nerveA collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa
sense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
Narrowerauditory systemThe sensory system for hearing
vestibular apparatus, vestibular systemorgans mediating the labyrinthine sense
visual systemThe sensory system for vision
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishsistema sensorial
Catalansistema sensorial

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