SENSORY NERVE

a nerve that sends impulses from a sense organ to the central nervous system.

SENSORY NERVE: "Joe had sensory nerves in his hand that sent impulses of pain to his central nervous system when he burnt his hand."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SENSORY NERVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-nerve/ (accessed October 20, 2020).
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