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sense organ

noun

Medical Definition of SENSE ORGAN

:  a bodily structure that receives a stimulus (as heat or sound waves) and is affected in such a manner as to initiate a wave of excitation in associated sensory nerve fibers which convey specific impulses to the central nervous system where they are interpreted as corresponding sensations :  receptor

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July 06, 2015
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