Definition of Sense organ

1. Noun. An organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.

Definition of Sense organ

1. Noun. an organic sensor. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sense Organ

sense of duty
sense of equilibrium
sense of hearing
sense of humor
sense of humour
sense of identity
sense of movement
sense of purpose
sense of responsibility
sense of right and wrong
sense of shame
sense of smell
sense of taste
sense of the meeting
sense of touch
sense organ (current term)
sense organs
sense strand
sense strands

Literary usage of Sense organ

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"(b) The Apical sense organ.—The four apical cells can be still recognized in Fig. ... This structure is, I believe, an apical sense organ, and it is located ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1886)
"... used in connection with fast cruisers. With this I finish this brief abstract of my paper. (5) Note on a peculiar sense organ in Scutigera coleoptrata ..."

3. Rhythmical Pulsation in Scyphomedusae by Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1906)
"pigment spot but leaving the stalk of the sense-organ intact, ... Also, when the marginal sense-organ regenerates, regular pulsation is resumed as soon as ..."

4. Psychology of the Other-one: An Introductory Text-book of Psychology by Max Friedrich Meyer (1922)
"And it further presupposes that the sensory point is adequately equipped with a sense organ. We learned that in general the most efficient signals are ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"It is then assumed that while the lower perceptual centre is normally excited only through the sense-organ, it may occasionally be excited by impulses ..."

6. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"This is directly contrary to the conclusion reached by Delage, who denies that the sense-organ for progressive movement is in the head, while admitting it ..."

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