in·​ter·​sen·​so·​ry ˌin-tər-ˈsen(t)-s(ə-)rē How to pronounce intersensory (audio)
: occurring between or involving two or more sensory systems
intersensory perception
intersensory integration of visual and tactile stimuli

Examples of intersensory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This effect might be due to a transient illusionary intersensory perceptual congruency of visual, tactile and pruriceptive signals. Seriously Science, Discover Magazine, 13 Oct. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intersensory was in 1929

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“Intersensory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


in·​ter·​sen·​so·​ry ˌint-ər-ˈsen(t)s-(ə-)rē How to pronounce intersensory (audio)
: involving two or more sensory systems
intersensory factors in memory loss
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