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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SENSORY

The nerve centres with the sensory and motor nerves and the organs of sense.

It is for the sensory child, I think, that the kindergarten has its great utility.

A Candle: Education of the sensory and perceptive faculties.

Both are above all objective—the first, because it is sensory; the other, because it is rational.

And if a motor current can exist and travel in this manner, why not a sensory current?

Our chief concern, at this point, is with the sensory nerves.

This too is associated with some sensory pleasure on the part of the patient.

They said he was suffering from hypertrophy of the sensory nerves.

The ectoderm retains its ciliation only in the sensory organs.

The sensory and motor mechanism has ripened, but not the associative.

WORD ORIGIN

1749, "pertaining to sense or sensation," from Latin sensorius, from sensus, past participle of sentire "to perceive, feel" (see sense (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SENSORY

kinesthetic

adjectiverelating to movement in the body
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