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sensory

adjective sen·so·ry \ˈsen(t)s-rē, ˈsen(t)-sə-rē\

: of or relating to your physical senses

Full Definition of SENSORY

1
:  of or relating to sensation or to the senses <sensory stimulation>
2
:  conveying nerve impulses from the sense organs to the nerve centers :  afferent <sensory neurons>

Examples of SENSORY

  1. A study was conducted on sensory stimulation and its effects on the brain.
  2. <trying to listen to music while watching the TV and eating dinner caused a sort of sensory overload>

First Known Use of SENSORY

1749

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sensory

adjective sen·so·ry \ˈsen(t)s-(ə-)rē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SENSORY

1
:  of or relating to sensation or the senses <sensory stimulation> <sensory data>
2
:  conveying nerve impulses from the sense organs to the nerve centers :  afferent <sensory nerve fibers>

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