neuroepithelium

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Noun1.neuroepithelium - epithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings
epithelial tissue, epithelium - membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
gustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud - an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
retina - the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
nasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx