perceptual

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adjective per·cep·tu·al \(ˌ)pər-ˈsep-chə-wəl, -chəl, -shwəl\

Definition of perceptual

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving perception especially in relation to immediate sensory experience

perceptually

adverb

Origin and Etymology of perceptual

percept + -ual (as in conceptual)


First Known Use: 1878


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perceptual

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adjective per·cep·tu·al \(ˌ)pər-ˈsep-chə(-wə)l, -ˈsepsh-wəl\

Medical Definition of perceptual

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving perception especially in relation to immediate sensory experience <auditory perceptual deficits>

perceptually

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