neu·​ro·​sen·​so·​ry ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈsen(t)-sə-rē How to pronounce neurosensory (audio)
: of or relating to afferent nerves

Examples of neurosensory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was the surprising revelation of a study led by Ornella Bertrand, a postdoc in my lab, who is a wizard at using CT scans to digitally reconstruct the brains, ears and other neurosensory structures of extinct species. Steve Brusatte, Scientific American, 1 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of neurosensory was in 1929

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“Neurosensory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


neu·​ro·​sen·​so·​ry -ˈsen(t)s-(ə-)rē How to pronounce neurosensory (audio)
: of or relating to afferent nerves
neurosensory control of feeding behavior
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