Associations to the word «Sensory»


SENSORY, adjective. Of the senses or sensation.
SENSORY, noun. (biology) (dated) sensorium
SENSORY DEP, noun. (informal) sensory deprivation
SENSORY GATING, noun. The process by which the brain adjusts its response to stimuli.
SENSORY MEMORY, noun. The brief storage of information (in memory) brought in through the senses; typically only lasts up to a few seconds.
SENSORY OVERLOAD, noun. Receipt of too much information or stimulation at once, leading to an inability to process the same.
SENSORY OVERLOADS, noun. Plural of sensory overload
SENSORY RECEPTOR, noun. A sensory nerve ending that recognizes a stimulus in the internal or external environment of an organism.
SENSORY RECEPTORS, noun. Plural of sensory receptor

Dictionary definition

SENSORY, adjective. Of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons".
SENSORY, adjective. Involving or derived from the senses; "sensory experience"; "sensory channels".
SENSORY, adjective. Relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs".

Wise words

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