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English noun: sensory system

1. sensory system (cognition) a particular sense


Synonymsmodality, sense modality


Broader (hypernym)sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency


Narrower (hyponym)audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, gustation, gustatory modality, hearing, olfaction, olfactory modality, sense of hearing, sense of smell, sense of taste, sight, smell, somatosense, taste, vision, visual modality, visual sense

2. sensory system (body) the body's system of sense organs


Broader (hypernym)system


Narrower (hyponym)auditory system, vestibular apparatus, vestibular system, visual system


Part holonymfirst cranial nerve, nervii olfactorii, olfactory nerve, receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor


Part meronymbody, organic structure, physical structure









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