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1. Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
2. Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
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sensory(ˈsɛnsərɪ) or less commonly
1. (Physiology) of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation
2. (Physiology) of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism that receive stimuli from the environment and convey them to the brain
[C18: from Latin sensōrius, from sentīre to feel]
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sen•so•ry(ˈsɛn sə ri)
also sen•so•ri•al(sɛnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-)
1. of or pertaining to the senses or sensation.
2. of or noting a physiological structure for receiving or conveying an external stimulus.
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Involving the sense organs or the nerves that relay messages from them: sensory receptors; a sensory nerve. Compare motor.
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|Adj.||1.||sensory - of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons"|
afferent - of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS; "afferent nerves"; "afferent impulses"
|2.||sensory - involving or derived from the senses; "sensory experience"; "sensory channels"|
|3.||sensory - relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"|
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2. Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers:
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sensory[ˈsɛnsəri] adj [information, signal] → sensoriel(le) sensory deprivationsensory deprivation n → privation f sensorielle
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sensory[ˈsɛnsərɪ] adj → sensorio/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. sensorial, sensorio-a, rel. a las sensaciones o los sentidos;
___ acuity level → nivel de agudeza ___;
___ aphasia → afasia ___;
___ epilepsy → epilepsia ___;
___ ganglion → ganglio ___;
___ image → imagen ___;
___ integration → integración ___;
___ overload → sobrecarga ___;
___ processing → procesamiento ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
sensoryadj sensitivo, sensorial
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