a neuron within the CNS or a sensory receptor which generally reacts to more than one kind of stimulant, like cutaneous sensory receptors which mediate prick-pain urges and also generate feelings of itching.

POLYSENSORY UNIT: "The polysensory unit will have to be closely monitored."
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