SENSORY SYSTEM

the structure that is involved in sensation that includes the sense organs and receptors, afferent sensory neurons and sensory areas of termination in the cerebral cortex. See auditory system; gustatory system; olfactory system; somatosensory system; visual system; vestibular system.

SENSORY SYSTEM: "Our sensory system allows to process and examine all of the sensations we receive."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SENSORY SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-system/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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