Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈsen(t)s\

Medical Definition of SENSE

a :  the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs b :  a specialized animal function or mechanism (as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) basically involving a stimulus and a sense organ c :  the sensory mechanisms constituting a unit distinct from other functions (as movement or thought)
:  a particular sensation or kind or quality of sensation <a good sense of balance>
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