Definition of Sensory system

1. Noun. A particular sense.

2. Noun. The body's system of sense organs.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensory System

sensory memory
sensory nerve
sensory neuron
sensory neuronopathy
sensory nuclei
sensory overload
sensory overloads
sensory paralysis
sensory precipitated epilepsy
sensory receptor
sensory receptors
sensory root of ciliary ganglion
sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion
sensory root of trigeminal nerve
sensory speech centre
sensory system (current term)
sensory system agents
sensory thresholds
sensory tract
sensu lato
sensu stricto

Literary usage of Sensory system

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

1. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"The Lateral sensory system of the Eels.1 In this paper of 48 pages and three good plates we have a detailed description of the lateral line canals and ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"DISEASES OF THE SPINAL COED B. Diseases of the Spinal Cord (System Diseases) I. Diseases of the Afferent or sensory system 1. Tabes Dorsalis or Locomotor ..."

3. A Text-book of Medical Diagnosis by James Meschter Anders, Leonard Napoleon Boston (1911)
"sensory system. The arrangement of the sensory fibers is more complex than that of the motor because of the great number and variety of sensations. ..."

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