sensory ganglion n.
A cluster of primary sensory neurons forming a swelling in the course of a peripheral nerve or its dorsal root and establishing the sole afferent neural connection between the sensory periphery and the central nervous system.
- Sensory image
sensory image n. An image based on one or more types of sensation.
- Sensory nerve
sensory nerve n. An afferent nerve conveying impulses that are processed by the central nervous system to become part of the organism’s perception of itself and of its environment.
noun, Biology. 1. a nerve cell that conducts impulses from a sense organ to the central nervous system.
- Sensory neuronopathy
sensory neuronopathy n. Neuronopathy confined to the dorsal root ganglion of the spinal cord and the trigeminal ganglion in the skull.
- Sensory overload
noun a condition of receiving too much information or stimulation via visual or audio sources; overstimulation of one or more senses Examples In sensory overload, it becomes difficult to focus on the task at hand. Word Origin 1959