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1. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system.

Synonyms

  • centripetal
  • receptive

Antonyms

  • decentralizing
  • centrifugal
  • unreceptive

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

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2. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] involving or derived from the senses.

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbent

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

3. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] relating to or concerned in sensation.

Antonyms

  • unsensational

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

4. neuron

noun. ['ˈnʊrɑːn'] a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses.

Synonyms

  • axon
  • dendrite
  • motor neuron
  • efferent neuron
  • systema nervosum
  • axone
  • sensory neuron
  • motor nerve fiber
  • nerve cell
  • ganglion cell
  • afferent neuron
  • gangliocyte
  • vegetative cell
  • brain cell
  • motoneuron
  • nervous system

Example sentences of the word sensory-neuron


1. Noun Phrase
Nerve cells can, however, also be divided into motor neurons (or "motoneurons"), *sensory neuron*s and interneurons.

2. Noun Phrase
All sensory receptors, sensory neurons and motor neurons are part of the PNS.

3. Noun Phrase
Most sensory neurons belong to this category.

4. Noun Phrase
Located mainly in the ganglia of the autonomic nervous system and sensory neurons, satellite cells are believed to contribute to chronic pain through an unknown mechanism.

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