[sen-suh-ree] /ˈsɛn sə ri/

of or relating to the or .
Physiology. noting a structure for conveying an impulse that results or tends to result in , as a nerve.
of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism that receive stimuli from the environment and convey them to the brain

1749, “pertaining to sense or sensation,” from Latin sensorius, from sensus, past participle of sentire “to perceive, feel” (see sense (n.)).

sensory sen·so·ry (sěn’sə-rē)

Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them. Compare motor.


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