sensory defined in 1951 yearsensory - sensory;
sensory - Concerned with receptors. S. nerve. Peripheral nerve consisting of nerve-fibres of sensory nerve-cells. S. nerve-fibre. Nerve-fibre of a sensory nerve-cell. S. nerve-cell (S. neurone). Nerve-cell whose fibres connect with receptor, transmitting impulses started by receptor to central nervous system. In vertebrates the cell-body of such a nerve-cell is attached to its nerve-fibre at a point along its course situated in dorsal root ganglion, and there are no dendrites. In invertebrates cell-body is situated at (peripheral) end of nerve-fibre furthest away from central nervous system. S. Root. Of vertebrates, nerve-root containing the sensory nerve-fibres.
near sensory in Knolik
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