sen·so·ry /ˈsɛn(t)sri, ˈsɛn(t)səri/
sen·so·ry /ˈsɛn(t)s(ə)rɪ/ 形容詞
Sen·so·ry n.; pl. Sensories Physiol. Same as Sensorium.
Sen·so·ry, a. Physiol. Of or pertaining to the sensorium or sensation; as, sensory impulses; -- especially applied to those nerves and nerve fibers which convey to a nerve center impulses resulting in sensation; also sometimes loosely employed in the sense of afferent, to indicate nerve fibers which convey impressions of any kind to a nerve center.
adj 1: of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing
toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons"
[syn: centripetal, receptive, sensory(a)]
2: involving or derived from the senses; "sensory experience";
"sensory channels" [syn: sensorial] [ant: extrasensory]
3: relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex";
"sensory organs" [syn: sensational]