a specialized bodily structure that receives or is sensitive to internal or external stimuli; receptor.
a structure in animals that is specialized for receiving external or internal stimuli and transmitting them in the form of nervous impulses to the brain
sense organ n.
A specialized organ or structure, such as the eye, ear, tongue, nose, or skin, where sensory neurons are concentrated and which functions as a receptor. Also called sensor.
In animals, an organ or part that is sensitive to a stimulus, as of sound, touch, or light. Sense organs include the eye, ear, and nose, as well as the taste buds on the tongue.
noun 1. perception by the senses rather than by the intellect.
noun 1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready. 2. these faculties collectively. 3. their operation or function; sensation. 4. a feeling or perception produced through the […]
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