See under nerve root.
a nerve fiber bundle that emerges from either side of the spinal cord and joins with a complementary bundle to form each spinal nerve in the series of spinal nerves: the root at the rear of the spinal cord (dorsal root or sensory root) conveys sensations to the central nervous system, and the root at the front (ventral root or motor root) conveys impulses to the muscles.
- Sensory speech center
sensory speech center n. See Wernicke’s center.
- Sensory urgency
sensory urgency n. Urgent desire to empty the urinary bladder due to vesicourethral hypersensitivity.
adjective 1. pertaining to, inclined to, or preoccupied with the gratification of the senses or appetites; carnal; fleshly. 2. lacking in moral restraints; lewd or unchaste. 3. arousing or exciting the senses or appetites. 4. worldly; materialistic; irreligious. 5. of or relating to the senses or physical sensation; sensory. 6. pertaining to the philosophical doctrine […]
verb (used with object), sensualized, sensualizing. 1. to render sensual.