of or relating to the senses or sensation.
Physiology. noting a structure for conveying an impulse that results or tends to result in sensation, 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
sensorial sen·so·ri·al (sěn-sôr’ē-əl)
Of or relating to sensations or sensory impressions.
sensory sen·so·ry (sěn’sə-rē)
Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them. Compare motor.
[sen-suh-ree-moh-ter] /ˌsɛn sə riˈmoʊ tər/ adjective 1. Psychology. of or relating to motor activity caused by sensory stimuli. Compare ideomotor. 2. Physiology. both sensory and motor, as parts of the cerebral cortex. sensorimotor /ˌsɛnsərɪˈməʊtə/ adjective 1. of or relating to both the sensory and motor functions of an organism or to the nerves controlling them […]
- Sensorimotor area
sensorimotor area n. The precentral and postcentral gyri of the cerebral cortex.
[sen-suh-ree-noo r-uh l, -nyoo r-] /ˌsɛn sə riˈnʊər əl, -ˈnyʊər-/ adjective 1. related to or affecting a sensory nerve or a sensory mechanism together with its neural circuitry. sensorineural sen·so·ri·neu·ral (sěn’sə-rē-nur’əl, -nyur’-) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the sensory nerves, especially as they affect the hearing.
- Senile melanoderma
senile melanoderma n. Pigmentation of the skin occurring with age. Also called melasma universale.